PIKE COUNTY, Mo. – Two people died in a crash in Pike County early Sunday morning.
The crash happened on US 54 and State Highway 154. Troopers with the Missouri State Highway Patrol said a 22-year-old man was driving a car east on 154 as a tractor-trailer was going west on US 54. Investigators said the man failed to stop at a sign and crashed into the truck head-on.
Two passengers in the car died. The car’s driver and another passenger were seriously hurt. The truck driver was not injured.