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Man killed, woman injured after single-car crash on ice-covered road in Iron Co., MO

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IRON COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

One person was killed and another seriously injured on Friday after a crash in icy road conditions in Iron County, Missouri.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Betty J. Rothlisverger, 80, of Pilot Knob, was traveling south on MO 221 just 2 miles north of Pilot Knob. In her vehicle was passenger Edward A. Rothlisverger, 72, also of Pilot Knob.

The accident happened when Betty, who was driving, lost control on the ice-covered road and ran off the side of the road, hitting a tree.

Edward was pronounced dead at the scene by the Iron County Coroner. Betty was seriously injured and taken to Iron County Hospital for treatment.

Neither occupants were wearing seat belts.

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