Bette Wittich Killed; One Injured in Truck Accident in St Charles County, MO

December 20, 2018
Victim's Name(s)
Bette Wittich
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Mississippi State Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car, Semi-Truck
Route D east of Benne Road
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), moderate injuries (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Semi truck crossed center line striking another vehicle and pushing it into ditch

What Happened

Missouri State Highway Patrol officials are investigating an accident that killed one person in St. Charles County, MO on December 20th, 2018. 78-year-old Bette Wittich was killed when her vehicle was struck by a semi-truck. Wittich was later pronounced dead by EMS officials at the hospital. A 78-year-old male passenger in the vehicle with Wittich was also hospitalized with injuries. The accident remains under investigation.

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