Kentucky woman dead after being dragged by semi-truck on Hwy W

FORISTELL, MO (ST. CHARLES COUNTY) – A woman from Kentucky was fatally hit and dragged by a truck on Highway W in the Foristell area this morning, according to information from the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The crash happened at 11 Highway W, north of I-70/Highway 40 at around 8 a.m., when 73-year-old Bonnie J. Stinson, of Bowling Green, Kentucky, walked in front of a 2021 Freightliner Cascadia truck. The truck, driven by 56-year-old Bourbon man Walter L. Fischer, then began to move and crashed into Stinson.

Stinson was dragged into the highway, where she was later pronounced dead.

Fischer was not hurt in the collision.

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