A New Franklin driver was killed and a Florida couple injured in a Howard County collision Thursday morning. According to the Highway Patrol, the accident occurred when Terry W. Sitzes, 36, of New Franklin was Westbound on Highway 40, East of the Highway 240 alternate, when her vehicle crossed the center line and struck Lawrence Murray, 62, of Pensacola Florida, head-on. Sitzes was pronounced dead at the scene while Murray and his passenger, Monique Murray received minor injuries and were transported to University Hospital in Columbia.