Joplin woman killed in early morning wreck

JASPER COUNTY, Mo. – Missouri Highway Patrol says 56-year-old Cindy Wrenfrow of Joplin died in a wreck early Friday morning.

It happened around 1:30 a.m. one mile east of Carterville, Missouri. Police say Wrenfrow was driving east on MO 171 when her vehicle left the right side of the road and struck a rock embankment. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Wrenfrow was not wearing a seatbelt.

This was Troop D’s third fatality of 2021.