Icy Roads a Factor in Fatal Crash near Monroe City
Icy roads are blamed for several traffic crashes in northeast Missouri and western Illinois on Saturday.
One of those crashes claimed the life of a Springfield Missouri woman. The Missouri Highway Patrol says 24-year-old Malori McGhee of Springfield was killed in a crash at 1:30 p.m. Saturday on US 24 a mile and a half south of Monroe City. Troopers say she was a passenger in an SUV driven by 23-year-old Sean Fahrendorf of Springfield when he lost control on the icy road and collided with a pickup driven by 39-year-old Monica Lloyd of Monroe City.
Fahrendorf and Lloyd sustained minor injuries. Troopers say 3-year-old Jacob Lloyd of Monroe City sustained serious injuries. Two other children received minor injuries. The injured were taken to Hannibal Regional Hospital for treatment.