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Johnine A. Ellis, 75, of Cedar Hill died Thursday afternoon (Sept. 16) in a one-car accident on Hwy. 30 east of High Ridge Boulevard in High Ridge, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported.

At 2:42 p.m., Ellis was driving a 2012 Chrysler 200 west on the highway, and the car ran off the left side of the road and struck an electric traffic signal post, the report said.

She was pronounced dead at the scene by North Jefferson County Ambulance personnel.

Ellis was wearing a seat belt, the patrol reported.

The car was totaled, the report said.