Fertus, MO (KTRS) The weather is to blame for a traffic fatality in Festus.
The Missouri Highway Patrol reports that a 33-year-old Crystal City woman was killed Friday morning after crashing her vehicle along northbound 55 near 61.
Corporal Justin Wheatley says speed played a factor in this crash. “Unfortunately she lost control of the vehicle on the icy roadways and slid off of the right side of the roadway and struck a tree.”
The victim’s name is being withheld pending notification of family.