BREAKING: 1 killed, others injured in head-on wreck on Highway 65

Democrat staff

Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers are investigating a fatal accident on southbound Highway 65 at Smasal Road.

One person was pronounced dead at the scene and others were injured when one northbound vehicle was traveling in the southbound lanes, sideswiped another vehicle and hit a third vehicle head-on killing one person. Three ambulances are at the scene and a Life Flight helicopter was called in, according to the MSHP.

MSHP officials said that the southbound lanes of Highway 65 will be closed for up to 45 minutes. Check back with for further updates to this story.

Democrat staff

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