The accident occurred on RTE O 1.5 miles West of Novinger, MO. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol the vehicle driven by 36 year old Nicholaus Ford crossed over the center line and struck the truck driven by Thomas Trauernicht, 47.
When first responders arrived on the scene both drivers, Nicholaus Ford and Thomas Trauernicht, were pronounced dead at the scene.
Passenger, 30 year old Samantha Peek, was transported to Northeast Regional Medical Center and was pronounced dead by medical staff.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of the family and friends of the victims of this crash.