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3 killed in tractor-trailer crash in mid-Missouri

3 killed in tractor-trailer crash in mid-Missouri

September 1st, 2012 in News

CENTRALIA, Mo. (AP) - Three people have died in a mid-Missouri crash involving a tractor-trailer.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the crash happened Friday afternoon when a car crossed the center line of Missouri 22 just east of Centralia. KXEO reported that the car then was struck in the passenger side by the oncoming tractor-trailer.

The patrol identified the victims as the car's 21-year-old driver, John Deak of Wellsville, and his passengers, 15-year-old Angela Conder of Benton City and 22-year-old Timothy Penrod of Wellsville. All three were pronounced dead at the scene.