A Valles Mines woman was killed Tuesday morning (Aug. 4) in a one-vehicle accident on I-55 at Imperial Main Street, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported.
At 10:55 a.m., Rachael M. Bailey, 32, of Valles Mines was driving a 2000 Ford Expedition north on the interstate and ran off the right side of the road, where the front left side of the SUV struck a concrete bridge structure, and then the vehicle caught fire, the report said.
Bailey was pronounced dead at the scene, at 11:12 a.m. by the St. Louis County medical examiner, according to the report.
She was wearing a seat belt, the patrol reported.
The SUV was totaled, the report said.