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MU student killed in head-on vehicle collision on I-70

MU sophomore Emily Ferguson, 19, was westbound in the eastbound lane on I-70 near Kingdom City when she collided with another motorist, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report.

Ferguson, of St. Louis, was driving a 2004 Nissan Xterra and was not wearing a seatbelt. She was pronounced dead on the scene.

The other driver, Charles Mills, 39, of St. Peters, was driving a 2009 Hino Truck and was wearing a seatbelt. Mills is in serious condition at University Hospital.

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Dec. 13, 2012 at 12:56 p.m.

J. Ferguson: Hopefully this gets through: I know it's finals time, but will The Maneater be publishing an obit?

Dec. 18, 2012 at 8:35 p.m.

Nassim Benchaabane: Hello J. Ferguson, My name is Nassim Benchaabane, and I am University News editor at The Maneater. I apologize for the delay in publishing a life story as well as to responding to your comment. A life story on Ms. Ferguson is currently being written and will be published shortly. It has not yet been published as I am reluctant to rush the story. If you would like to speak to me you can reach me at my email: or my phone number: 636-578-9667.

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