Early this morning Troopers from the Springfield Area
Command investigated the death of an adult female who passed away sometime
early this morning while her vehicle was parked in the rest area.
Local emergency medical technicians responded to a 911
call from the decedent's driving partner early this morning. Medics determined
that the decedent passed away sometime during the night from apparent
complications related to an existing medical conditions. Troopers have
determined that further investigation into the death is not necessary.
The decedent and her driving partner were operating a
Commercial Motor Vehicle and had stopped to rest in the Oak Grove rest area.
The next of kin of the decedent have not yet been
notified; therefore, her name will not be released at this time.