2 Killed when Pickup Veers Off Overpass in SE Mo.
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.