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St. Peters Driver Seriously Injured in Fatal Head-On Crash

St. Louis resident Emily Ferguson, 19, was killed after colliding with St. Peters resident Charles Mills.

A St. Peters truck driver was seriously injured in a fatal crash early Friday morning. 

Charles Mills, 39, was taken to University Hospital in Columbia, Mo., with serious injuries after being in a two-car collision that killed the second driver. Emily Ferguson, 19, of St. Louis, died as a result of the crash.

According the Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 3 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, Ferguson was heading westbound in the eastbound lane of Interstate 70 just west of the 151.4 mile marker in Callaway County. Ferguson's 2004 Nissan Xterra collided head-on with Mills' 2009 Hino straight truck. Ferguson was pronounced dead at the scene at 3:17 a.m.

Ferguson was not wearing a safety device in the crash. Mills was wearing his safety device. 

Both vehicles were totaled.

Diane ward December 11, 2012 at 06:31 PM
I am so sorry -I was the caller to 911 at 2:56 am she almost hit us going 90 we prayed for any one in her path. We wished we could have done more. We saw death before our eyes . I pray for you to heal quickly. And I pray for her family... So sad for all involved ... God bless us all that had this horrifying experience .
Schristina March 05, 2013 at 05:59 PM
Diane, Emily was one of my best friends. Any way you can contact me? Do you know any more details?

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