Aurora woman killed in crash

Thursday, August 15, 2013

An Aurora woman is dead following a single-vehicle crash at 3:55 a.m. on Thursday on Highway 39 about five miles south of Aurora.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, the crash occurred when the driver of a 2005 Saturn Ion, Caitlin A Miedema, 21, of Aurora, ran off the right side of the road- way, struck a culvert and overturned.

Miedema was pronounced dead at the scene by Barry County Coroner Jim Fohn. She was not wearing a seat belt.

This is Troop D's 66th fatality for 2013.

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