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FRANKLIN COUNTY, MO – Missouri State Highway Patrol accident reconstruction is investigating a fatal accident in Franklin County.

The accident occurred on US 50 just east of Wildwood Ridge shortly before noon Saturday.

A report from the highway patrol states 2 vehicle were on US 50, one going eastbound and one westbound.  The vehicle traveling eastbound crossed the center lane and crashed head-on in the second vehicle.

The crash killed 35-year-old Eric J. Schroeder of House Springs Missouri.  58-year-old Eric A. Stanley was transported to the hospital with moderate injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.