On Sunday evening, a little after 5 p.m., three fatalities occurred as a result of several crashes heading southbound on U.S. 67, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Names and ages were being withheld until families could be notified.
A second vehicle lost control and crashed near the initial accident. A third vehicle pulled off the road onto the right shoulder. Reportedly, occupants of the third vehicle stepped out of the vehicle to assist those on the crash scene.
According to preliminary information from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a fourth vehicle lost control near the scene, rolled off the road and struck three of the pedestrians who were out of the vehicle. Each pedestrian were killed.