Woman killed in Washington County crash

WASHINGTON COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - A crash on Highway 21 in Washington County leaves one person dead.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the crash happened at 2:30 p.m. Monday.

Troopers say Helen Benson, 53, was driving northbound on Highway 21 when her vehicle went off the roadway, hit a ditch, traveled over a driveway and began to overturn. The Chrysler Sebring then came to a rest against a tree.

Benson was ejected from the vehicle. She died at the scene.

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