The state Highway Patrol responded to five accidents in the Mid-Missouri area Saturday.
Two California residents were killed in a two-vehicle collision Saturday night in Moniteau County, according to a crash report.
Richard Manning, 79, of California, was driving a 2017 Chrysler Pacifica eastbound on U.S. Highway 50 with Mary Manning, 74, of California, as a passenger. Benjamin Knipp, 26, of Tipton, was driving a 1988 Kenworth grain truck in front of them.
Shortly before 7 p.m., just west of Cross Lane Road, Knipp was starting to make a left turn when he was struck from the rear by Manning.
Both Richard and Mary Manning were pronounced dead at the scene by Moniteau County Coroner Brad Friedmeyer and transported to Windmill Ridge Funeral Home in California. Knipp was uninjured.
Two Hannibal residents received minor injuries Saturday after striking a guardrail in Callaway County.
The patrol report indicates Donna Stroud, 73, of Hannibal, was driving a 2021 Toyota Sienna eastbound on Interstate 70 with Leslie Stroud, 73, of Hannibal, as a passenger.
Shortly after noon, near mile marker 153.8, Stroud traveled off the left side of the roadway and struck a guardrail.
Both the driver and passenger were wearing seatbelts. They received minor injuries and were transported to University Hospital by Callaway EMS.
A Russellville man was moderately injured in a two-vehicle collision Saturday in Cole County.
The crash report states Clayton Percival, 24, of Russellville, was driving a 2005 Toyota Corolla eastbound along U.S. 50.
Around 1:30 p.m., at Route U, Percival failed to yield while crossing eastbound lanes of the highway and was struck by Aleksandr Glebov, 55, of California, driving a 2018 Toyota Camry.
Both drivers were wearing seatbelts. Percival received moderate injuries and was transported by ambulance to University Hospital.
A Cole County crash left an Eldon woman with minor injuries Saturday evening, according to a patrol report.
Camryn Marriott, 18, of Eldon, was driving a 2012 Ford Focus westbound on U.S. Highway 54 as Andrew Schaefer, 35, of Eugene, drove a 2004 Chevrolet Impala westbound on Penny Hollow Road.
Shortly after 5 p.m., at Clarks Fork Road, Schaefer crossed westbound lanes of the highway but failed to yield to Marriott, who struck his vehicle, traveled off the right side of the roadway and overturned.
Marriott, who was wearing a seatbelt, received minor injuries and was taken to Capital Region Hospital by private conveyance. Schaefer, who wasn't wearing a seatbelt, was uninjured.
A Lake Ozark woman received minor injuries after a motorcycle collision with a deer Saturday night in Miller County.
The crash report says Charlesetta Kolb, 41, of Lake Ozark, was driving a 2015 Can-Am Spyder eastbound on U.S. Highway 54. At 6 p.m., before MM, Kolb struck a deer.
The motorcycle was undamaged but Kolb, who wasn't wearing a helmet, received minor injuries and was taken to Lake Regional Hospital by private conveyance.