Woman killed, child seriously hurt in I-44 crash

The accident happened around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

EUREKA, MO. - Westbound lanes of Interstate 44 near Six Flags have reopened after a fatal crash involving two cars Wednesday afternoon.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol spokesman, the driver of one of the cars lost control on a wet road and hit the median at around 2:20.

A 39-year-old woman, Elizabeth Venecia, was a passenger in the car. She was thrown from the car and died.

Three other people in the car were taken to the hospital.

An 11-year-old boy was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.

The second car involved ran into debris from the crash. No one in that car was injured.

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