STE. GENEVIEVE, Missouri — An eastern Missouri woman is dead after walking into the path of a tractor-trailer on Interstate 55.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 40-year-old Laura Burchard of De Soto was fatally struck about 9:50 p.m. Wednesday in Ste. Genevieve County. Police say a Freightliner truck was heading north on I-55 when Burchard walked into its path.
The St. Louis man driving the truck was unhurt.
Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, http://www.stltoday.com