Crash in Bollinger County Claims Life of Marble Hill Woman

(Leopold) A woman from Marble Hill is dead following a one vehicle accident Monday afternoon in Bollinger County.

According to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident happpened on ‘A-B’ Highway, about four miles south of Leopold when a Ford Escape driven by 73-year-old Ida Koenig ran off the right side of the road, she overcorrected and then the Escape ran off the other side of the road, struck a tree and overturned.

Koenig was pronounced dead at the scene by Bollinger County Coroner Calvin Troxell.

This was the seventh traffic fatality of the year for Troop ‘E’ of the highway patrol.

Besides Bollinger County, Troop ‘E’ also includes three other local counties…Iron, Madison and Wayne counties.