by Tim Church
KIMBERLING CITY, Mo. – A woman from Kimberling City is killed in a single vehicle crash Thursday afternoon, one mile west of Kimberling City in Stone County.
The Missouri Highway Patrol reports 65-year-old Rosemarie Yost was traveling northbound on Joe Bald Road at 2:55 p.m., when her vehicle ran off of the left side of the roadway and struck a tree.
Yost was pronounced dead at the scene by Assistant Stone County Coroner John Cunnyngham. According to the online crash report Yost was not wearing her seatbelt.
The Missouri Highway Patrol was assisted on scene by the Stone County Sheriff’s and Southern Stone County Fire Department’s. Troop D reports this fatal crash as its 15th fatal for 2016 and 2nd for the month of February.