Police: Driver fell asleep at the wheel in fatal crash

A Quincy woman died in a one-car crash in southwest Missouri Monday morning.

The Missouri Highway Patrol says Richard Walz, 84, of Quincy was driving on Interstate 44 two miles west of Springfield when he fell asleep and ran off the road.

The vehicle hit a guard rail.

His passenger, Audry Walz, 85, of Quincy, was pronounced dead at the scene.