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Woman killed in early morning 2-car crash in St. Louis identified

Four people were rushed to a hospital. One woman was pronounced dead.

ST. LOUIS — A woman was killed in a car crash in north St. Louis early Sunday morning.

At 1:03 a.m., emergency crews responded to Kingshighway and Highland, which is on the edge of the Kingsway West and Kingsway East neighborhoods.

The preliminary investigation revealed a Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by a 27-year-old man was driving south on Kingshighway when Yolander Watson tried to make a left turn on Highland.

The Jeep hit Watson’s 2006 PT Cruiser.

Both drivers and two passengers in the Jeep were rushed to a nearby hospital. Watson was pronounced dead a short time later. She was 59 years old.

A 27-year-old woman who was in the Jeep suffered critical injuries. The other victims are stable.

The St. Louis police department’s reconstruction team is handling the investigation.

Police have not released any further details at this time.

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