A local woman was killed, and two others were injured in a rollover crash that occurred in Lincoln County on Saturday.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident happened on Highway B, east of Lilley Lane. near Elsberry at about 1:10 p.m. A 2005 Dodge Durango driven by Takesha Johnson, 36, was heading eastbound on Highway B, when a 2013 Freightliner driven by Brandon Spensberger, 33, of Bismarck, turned into a private driveway in front of her.
Johnson drove into the westbound lanes in an attempt to pass the truck, but struck the driver's side of the truck, according to the report. The Durango overturned and came to rest on the passenger side facing westbound.
Johnson was ejected from the vehicle, and was pronounced dead at the scene. Her passenger, Vincent Thompson, 33, suffered minor injuries, and was transported home from the scene. Spensberger also suffered minor injuries in the crash and was transported to a local hospital.
Per MHSP regulations, the crash is under investigation.