2 Killed when Pickup Veers Off Overpass in SE Mo.

6 years 1 week 6 days ago Sunday, August 11 2013 Aug 11, 2013 Sunday, August 11, 2013 11:46:00 AM CDT August 11, 2013 in News
By: The Associated Press

SCOTT CITY, Mo. (AP) - Two people were killed when the pickup they were in plummeted off an Interstate 55 overpass.

The Sikeston Standard Democrat reports that 20-year-old Wade A. Myers, of Cape Girardeau, and 23-year-old Cody A. Myers, of Fenton, died in the crash Friday night.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the pickup struck a guard rail on I55 near Scott City, traveled over the bridge railing and landed below on Highway M. The two victims were pronounced dead at the scene.

 

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