UPDATE 12:50 P.M. — The names of the two people who died in the Wright County flood have been released.

Devin Holt, 20, of Grovespring, was the person found at 3:30 a.m. Alexander Roman-Ranelli, 19, of Springfield, was the person found at 9:40 a.m.

UPDATE 11:40 A.M. — The Missouri State Highway Patrol issued a press release about the incident.

The driver of the vehicle told law enforcement that limited sight distance due to torrential downpour prevented them from seeing around five feet of water passing over the top of a bridge over Parks Creek ahead.

The vehicle entered the water and was then swept around 1,000 feet down the creek.

Four people were found on shore. The first body was found at 3:30 a.m. The second was found at 9:40 a.m.

UPDATE 10:20 A.M. — The missing person’s body was found. Two of the six people are dead. All six passengers of the vehicle are now accounted for.

Original article:

WRIGHT COUNTY, Mo. — After a vehicle with six people attempted to cross a low-water crossing in Wright County, one person is dead and one is missing.

According to a release from the Wright County Sheriff’s Office, six “young adults” were swept off of the Highway M in Grovespring around midnight.

The Wright County Sheriff’s Office, Missouri Conservation Department, Missouri State Highway Patrol, Grovespring Fire Department and MSHP Search and Rescue arrived on the scene.

Four people were able to get out of the vehicle and water safely. The body of one person was located. Emergency responders are still searching for the sixth person.

This article will be updated as more information is released.