Woman dies after stolen vehicle crash in southeast Missouri

NEW MADRID, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a 37-year-old woman died when a stolen truck she was driving crashed.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the crash Friday morning on a New Madrid County road killed Heather Hicks, of Piedmont.

The patrol says a Ford pickup went off the left side of the road, hit an embankment and overturned.

Hicks was thrown from the vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

KFVS reports troopers said the truck had been reported stolen.

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Information from: KFVS-TV, http://www.kfvs12.com