(Cedar Hill) A 78 year old woman was killed last night in a traffic accident on Highway 30 in Jefferson County.

The highway patrol says Jean Breckle of Cedar Hill was driving west on Highway 30 and was trying to make a left turn onto Cedar Hill Road when she pulled into the path of a truck driven by Ronald Lalk of House Springs who was driving east on 30.

Breckle was pronounced dead at the scene.

Lalk sustained moderate injuries and was taken to Mercy Hospital South for treatment.