Two people from Wheatland, Mo. are dead after their vehicle hits a tree


GALMEY, Mo. — Two people from Wheatland Missouri are dead after an accident on Sunday, July 11, 2021, around 2:50 p.m., according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Eddie Demier, 77, and Lacy Demier, 79, were in a 1995 Ford F150 heading eastbound on Highway 254, just one mile east of Galmey, when they traveled off the right side of the roadway.

Their vehicle then hit a tree and both were pronounced dead by the Hickory County Coroner.

MSHP reports they were both not wearing a safety device during the time of their accident and the truck was totaled.

This is Troop D’s 73rd and 74th fatal accident this year.

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