Jefferson City woman killed, man injured in Dallas County crash
DALLAS COUNTY - A Jefferson City woman died after a Saturday afternoon crash, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
According to the crash report, 71-year-old Phyllis Heckemeyer, of Jefferson City, was riding in a car that struck an embankment and overturned on Highway 73 halfway between Springfield and Camdenton around 1:30 p.m.
The report said Heckemeyer was taken to Springfield's Mercy Hospital via helicopter, where she was pronounced dead.
The driver, 75-year-old Henry Heckemeyer, of Jefferson City, suffered moderate injuries. He was taken to Mercy Hospital via ambulance.
The report said Heckemeyer's next-of-kin was notified.