A High Ridge woman was killed in a single-car traffic accident Sunday morning (Jan. 5) on Hwy. 51 south of Perryville in Perry County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported that Maya Flaherty, 27, of High Ridge was driving a 2009 Chevrolet Impala east on Hwy. 51 east of County Road 600 at 6:50 a.m. when she drove off the right side of the road and struck a tree. She was pronounced dead at the scene at 7 a.m. by medical personnel, the report said.
The report said it is unknown whether she was wearing a seat belt. The car was totaled.