Woman dies after walking into path of tractor-trailer on I-55

Published: Aug. 20, 2015 at 2:22 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 20, 2015 at 5:02 PM CDT
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STE. GENEVIEVE COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - A De Soto, Missouri woman is dead after walking into the path of a tractor-trailer on Interstate 55.

The De Soto woman was struck about 9:50 p.m. Wednesday in Ste. Genevieve County. A Freightliner truck was heading north on I-55 when the 40-year-old woman walked into its path, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

It happened .2 miles south of Route Y.

The St. Louis man driving the truck was unhurt.

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