COLUMBIA - Boone County's Fire Protection District said one woman died after a crash on 200 South Rangeline Road., Thursday evening.

Assistant Fire Chief Gale Blomenkamp told KOMU 8 News crews responded to a rollover crash at 7:31 p.m. When EMS arrived, they found a woman who was ejected from a car, on the ground not breathing.

In a news release posted on Facebook, early Friday morning, the Boone County Sheriff's Office identified the woman as 33 year-old Ashley B. Wegner.

Emergency respondents performed CPR but Wegner was pronounced dead on the scene.

Blomenkamp said the car left the roadway, crashing into the corner of a house, along with the side of a wall, leaving significant damage to the property.

People were inside the residence when the crash happened, but they were not injured.

The Sheriff's Office said Wegner was driving a Honda minivan and not wearing a seat belt.

It also said excessive speed is a probable contributing factor to the crash.

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