Crystal City woman dies in accident caused by icy roads

Emergency crews on scene after fatal crash near Crystal City (Credit: MoDOT)

ST. LOUIS ( – A Crystal City woman was killed when a vehicle hit a tree off of Interstate 55 near Crystal City Friday morning.

The single vehicle-crash occurred in the northbound lanes of the interstate before 9:30 a.m. Police said the road was icy at the time, and Tiffany Jackson, 33, was driving too fast for the conditions.

She lost control of her 2005 Chevy Trailblazer, which went off the road and hit multiple trees.

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