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Accident takes life of De Soto woman

A De Soto woman was killed in an accident on Route V in Jefferson County Friday.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Jessi N. Gregory, 30, was pronounced dead a the scene of the accident on Route V north of Weathered Stone Drive.

The accident was reported at 12:45 p.m. Reports state she was driving a 1995 Chevrolet Camaro when she lost control on wet pavement. She overcorrected, causing the vehicle to go off the roadway and overturn. Gregory, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected.

A Farmington man was seriously injured in an accident on Flat River Road at Fairgrounds Drive Wednesday.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Jonathan L. Scott, 22, was seriously injured and taken by Air Evac to Mercy Medical Center. Jessica Barton, 20, of Farmington, received minor injuries and was taken to Parkland Health Center.

Reports state Scott was driving a 2000 Chevrolet Silverado when it went off the right side, over-corrected and went off the left side of the road into a ditch and overturned, ejecting the driver. Scott was not wearing a seat belt.

The accident occurred at 5:20 p.m.

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