Alabama woman killed in crash on I-55 near Oak Ridge

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OAK RIDGE, Mo. (KBSI) – An Alabama woman was killed in a crash on Interstate 55 in Cape Girardeau County on Wednesday, August 16.

Caitlin E. Shimakonis, 31, of Muscle Shoals, Alabama was driving a 1998 Chevrolet S10 northbound on I-55.

Her vehicle ran off the right side of the road and overturned at the 116.4 mile marker, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

It happened around 11:30 a.m.

Shimakonis was pronounced dead at the scene by Cape Girardeau County Coroner Wavis Jordan at 12:33 p.m.

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