Wendy D. Klein, 34, was southbound on EE, two miles north of HH, at 11:20 p.m. when she crested a hill, ran off the right side of the roadway, struck a ditch and overturned.
Klein was ejected and the 2002 Jeep she was driving came to rest right side up. The jeep was totaled. She was transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center, where she was pronounced dead at 12:39 a.m., Aug. 3 by Pettis County Coroner Robert “Skip” Smith.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Klein was not wearing a safety device. Pettis County Sheriff’s Deputies assisted the Patrol with the investigation.