The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports a woman from Carrollton, Illinois, was killed on Saturday when her vehicle was struck on Highway 141 in Earth City. 76 year old Laveeda Reeves was a passenger in a car, reportedly making a wrong turn onto the highway, when it was struck.
Police say around 1:30pm Saturday the car, driven by 77 year old Lawrence Reeves, exited westbound I-70 onto northbound Highway 141. Shortly after exiting, the car tried to turn southbound on the northbound stretch and was struck by a semi-tractor trailer. The driver of the semi was not injured, while the two occupants of the car were transported to an area hospital, where Laveeda Reeves died. Lawrence Reeves suffered moderate injuries.