Female driver passes away in fiery vehicle accident on I-55

JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO – A female driver died Tuesday morning after her 2000 Ford Expedition skidded into a concrete bridge on I-55, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reports.

The accident occurred at 10:55 a.m. when 32-year-old Rachael Bailey veered off the right side of the road and hit a concrete bridge. After the collision, the vehicle caught on fire.

The St. Louis County Medical Examiner pronounced her dead at the scene of the accident.

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