Woman Dies From Injuries Suffered After Falling From Ladder In Columbia

A Festus woman is dead after falling from a ladder early Saturday morning in Columbia.

Police say the fall happened in the 400 block of Hitt Street around 2 am.

The Columbia Police Department identify the woman as 21 year old Shelby Lee Meyer.

Officers say she was trying to climb a ladder to the roof of an apartment building and fell off.

Meyer was taken to a local emergency room, however, died as a result of her injuries.