Holly McIntyre, 39, was killed earlier Thursday morning when she was involved in a serious dump truck crash.
According to the St. Louis Post Dispatch, the accident occurred on Gravois Road at I-270. McIntyre was exiting the highway onto Gravois when the truck hit her car. The truck, which was owned by Missouri American Water and hauling gravel, then overturned, seriously injuring the driver.
McIntyre failed to yield to the truck as she exited the highway just before the fatal truck accident, according to the Post Dispatch report.
McIntyre died at St. Anthony’s Medical Center. The truck driver, whose name has not been released, was also rushed to a local hospital for emergency treatment.
Since there was a fatality, an accident reconstruction will follow to definitively describe the series of events that led to this tragic incident.