Waynesville Woman Killed in Sideswipe Crash

By KOLR10 News

Published 07/09 2014 12:24PM

Updated 07/09 2014 05:24PM

WAYNESVILLE, Mo. -- The Missouri Highway Patrol releases more information about a crash early Wednesday that shut down both eastbound lanes of the highway for several hours.

Melissa Ferreire, 33, of Waynesville, was killed when her car changed lanes and sideswiped a pick-up truck.  Troopers say the impact cause the car to flip over.  Ferreire was thrown out.  A 10 year old boy in the car with her had minor injuries as did the two people in pickup.

The Patrol closed down both eastbound lanes at the 163 mile marker near St. Robert to conduct the investigation.  Traffic was routed onto an outer road for several hours.

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