A woman from Licking died in a crash on Interstate 44 in Franklin County Tuesday, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Jessie T. Moss, 78, died in the crash on westbound I-44 at mile marker 242 after the 1995 Ford Escort she was driving traveled off the right side of the road and struck a tree.
Emergency personnel at the scene pronounced Moss dead. She was taken to the St. Louis County morgue.
The patrol report stated that Moss was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.
There was extensive damage to the vehicle. The crash was reported at 11:30 a.m.