Sep 23, 2022

Missouri woman died after SUV rear-ends disabled semi

Posted Sep 23, 2022 8:00 AM

MACON COUNTY —A Missouri woman died in an accident just after noon Thursday in Macon County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2015 Toyota Highlander driven by Mary K. Kliethermes, 71, Independence, was eastbound on U.S. 36 three miles east of Macon.

The Toyota rear-ended a 2014 Freightliner semi that was disabled in the road. 

Kliethermes was pronounced dead a the scene and was transported to the funeral home in Macon. She was properly restrained, according to the MSHP.