(KNOX CITY)—A one vehicle crash on Knox County Route A-A seven miles northwest of Knox City at 3:05 Thursday afternoon claims the life of a Knox City woman.

The Missouri Highway Patrol says an SUV driven by 54-year-old Ray Tripp went off the road and into a creek bed. Tripp sustained serious injuries. A passenger, 85-year-old Dorothy Tripp of Knox City, was pronounced dead at Blessing Hospital.

oth occupants of the vehicle were transported to Blessing by Air Evac. The highway patrol crash report says neither driver nor passenger were wearing seat belts.