Two People Dead After Collision with Semi

5 years 4 months 1 week ago Friday, March 07 2014 Mar 7, 2014 Friday, March 07, 2014 9:36:00 AM CST March 07, 2014 in News
By: Jiaxi Lu, KOMU 8 Staff

SEDALIA - Two people are dead after a crash in Sedalia. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said it happened in Pettis County on Hwy 65 and Hwy J Thursday.

The Highway Patrol said 67-year-old Eldon Coleman was driving a 2005 Nissan on Hwy 65 at Hwy J. The vehicle became disabled in the southbound lanes of Hwy 65 due to a prior crash, causing another vehicle, a semi-truck, to strike Coleman's car head-on.

Eldon Coleman and his passenger, 43-year-old Melissa Coleman were pronounced dead at the scene by Pettis County Robert Smith at 10:20 p.m.

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