Car crashes into creek bed, killing passenger
A northeast Missouri woman is dead as the result of a one-car crash Thursday afternoon in Knox County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol said the victim is Dorothy Tripp, 85, of Knox City.
Tripp was the passenger in a car driven by her son, Ray Tripp, 54, also of Knox City.
Ray Tripp was seriously injured.
The crash happened at 3:05 p.m. Thursday on Route AA seven miles northwest of Knox City.
The patrol said Ray Tripp ran off the side of the roadway and struck a creek bed.
Dorothy Tripp was pronounced dead at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois at 5:17 p.m.
Ray Tripp was transported by Air Evac to Blessing Hospital for treatment of his injuries.
Neither person was wearing a seat belt.