Three People Killed in Accident on Highway 13

By KOLR10 News

Published 03/02 2014 10:05AM

Updated 03/02 2014 11:06PM

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Three people were killed in a motor vehicle accident on the afternoon of Sat. Mar. 1 on Highway 13 near Clinton, Mo.

19 year-old Jennifer Reeder of Springfield, Mo. was killed in a head-on collision Mar. 1 after the car that she was driving crossed the center line on Missouri Highway 13.

20 year-old Erin Hook of St. Joseph, Mo. was a passenger in the crash was also killed in the accident.

Missouri Highway Patrol says that Reeder’s vehicle crossed the center line where it side-swiped one vehicle and collided head-on with another, driven by Paul Stankus, 49, of Clinton, Mo. where it traveled off the left side of the roadway and rolled down an embankment.

Hook, Reeder, and Stankus were all pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the other vehicle was uninjured.

Missouri State Trooper say that Hook was the only one not wearing a seat belt.

Copyright 2015 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.


.