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Ste. Genevieve woman dies in Rte. K crash

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A 73-year-old Ste. Genevieve woman died Saturday morning, October 26 in a crash on Route K.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Virginia R. Rodriquez was driving a 2005 Pontiac Grand Am eastbound on Route K, less than a mile west of Route D, around 9:40 a.m. when she swerved to the left to avoid a vehicle directly in front of her making a turn.

William W. Cook, 31, was driving a 1985 Ford 9000 westbound on Route K at the same time, applied his brakes and lost control of the truck, hitting the Grand Am.

Police say both drivers were wearing their seat belts.

Rodriquez was pronounced dead at a hospital.

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