UPDATE: 02/27/2020, 1:16 a.m. – State troopers say a fatal accident occurred yesterday morning as a Boonville resident lost control of a car on westbound I-70.
A crash report says, after the car hit a concrete barrier, the driver, Chantel Winfield, 35, was attempting to exit the vehicle as it was struck by a westbound semi truck. Winfield was pronounced deceased at the scene. The truck driver was uninjured. Winfield’s car initially slid on an ice-covered portion of road.
UPDATE: 02/26/2020, 10:41 a.m. — All lanes of the Missouri River Bridge near Rocheport are open in both directions. Traffic is flowing freely.
COOPER COUNTY, Mo. — One person is dead Wednesday morning following a crash on I-70 in Cooper County.
The crash occurred at the westbound Missouri River bridge around 6:45 a.m. As of 8:30 a.m. one westbound lane is open. Both were closed at the time of the crash east of Boonville.
The crash involved a semi-truck and another car. Along with the death, two others reported minor injuries.
Troop F of Highway Patrol is reporting drivers to expect delays. The deceased has not been identified.