JEFFERSON COUNTY — A 55-year-old woman died early Friday when her pickup veered off a rural roadway and flipped near the town of Hematite.
Tina M. Tessmer, of Hematite, was driving on Meyer Road east of Lee Road around 1:20 a.m. when her 1971 GMC Sierra Grande veered off the left side, a Missouri Highway Patrol report said. The truck then struck multiple trees and overturned.
Tessmer died at the scene; it was not known whether she was wearing a seat belt, the highway patrol report said.
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