CASS COUNTY, MO (KCTV) – One teenager and one child have died after a two-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon.
The Cass County Sheriffs Office posted on their Facebook page just before 5 stating that they were assisting the Missouri Highway Patrol with a double fatality crash on 58 Highway east of Strasburg.
According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the crash occurred as a 1998 Honda Accord traveled off the right side of the roadway causing the driver to over-correct their Accord.
The Accord then returned to the roadway, crossing the center line striking a 2014 Ford F250.
After the impact, both vehicles traveled off the north side of the roadway before coming to rest.
The 16-year-old male driver and the 12-year-old female passenger in the Accord both died in the crash.
The 49-year-old driver of the Ford had minor injuries.
Troopers are looking for witnesses or anyone who assisted with the crash to call LT Dennis Shoemaker at 785-296-6800 with any information regarding this incident.
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