Woman Dies in Crash in St. Genivieve County

A Festus, Missouri woman was killed Friday evening during a crash in Ste. Genevieve County. Mckenna Templeton, 18, was driving a 2009 Ford Escape south on Interstate 55 at the 146.4 mile marker. Around 6:43 p.m., Templeton attempted to change lanes. The front of her vehicle struck the left rear of a 2006 Freightliner Conventional driven by Lewis A. Riddick 3rd, 55, of Perryville Missouri. Riddick was also traveling south. Templeton’s vehicle began to overturn and struck a guard rail. She was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene by the Ste. Genevieve County Coroner.

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