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Emily Ferguson killed in wrong-way I-70 accident

6:52 PM, Dec 7, 2012   |    comments
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CALLAWAY COUNTY, Mo. (KSDK) - A 19-year-old St. Louis woman was killed in a car accident Friday.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, Emily N. Ferguson was driving westbound in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 around 3 a.m.

Authorities say Ferguson struck a 2009 Hino Straight truck head-on approximately 725 feet west of the 151.4 mile marker.

The truck was driven by a 39-year-old St. Peters, Missouri man.  He suffered serious injuries.

Ferguson was pronounced dead at the scene.  The report says she was not wearing a seatbelt.

It is unknown why Ferguson was driving the wrong way on the highway.

KSDK

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