Smithton woman killed in one-vehicle accident

October 28, 2013

in State

A 36-year-old female from Smithton was killed in a traffic accident on Friday, Oct. 25 in Pettis County, the Missouri State Highway Patrol has reported.

Tracie D. Gibson, 36, Smithton, was the driver of a 1998 Pontiac that was eastbound on Route W at 2:10 p.m. when she ran off the right side of the roadway, returned to the roadway, overcorrected, ran off the right side of the roadway again and struck a fence and trees, with the car coming to rest on its wheels. The driver was ejected from the vehicle, the Patrol said in its report.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene by Pettis County Sheriff Kevin Bond at 2:55 p.m. The Pettis County Sheriff’s office assisted with the Patrol’s investigation.


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