Patrol: Missouri woman in roadway hit, killed by truck


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BROSELEY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a southeastern Missouri woman has been hit and killed by a vehicle. Television station KFVS reports that the crash happened around 8:30 p.m. Sunday, on Highway 51, about four miles north of Broseley.

Patrol investigators say 36-year-old Melissa Mayo, of Poplar Bluff, was in the roadway when she was hit by a pickup truck traveling south. Mayo died at the scene.

Officials say the 17-year-old driver of the truck was not injured in the crash.

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