3 members of family die in accident

TUSCUMBIA, Mo. — A 2-day-old baby was the only survivor of a car accident in Miller County that killed his parents and 3-year-old brother. The Missouri Highway Patrol says the crash Tuesday afternoon on Missouri 52 near Tuscumbia killed 36-year-old Marty Wilcox, 27-year-old Elisa Wilcox and their 3-year-old son, all of Eldon.

The 2-day-old son suffered moderate injuries. He was transported to Lake Regional Hospital, Osage Beach.

The wreck occurred when a car driven by 19-year-old Emily Frakes of Eldon crossed a center line on Missouri 52 and collided with the Wilcox’s car. She was flown to a Springfield hospital for treatment.


Initial Missouri Highway Patrol crash report


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