Double Fatality Accident Shuts Down Highway

A deadly accident has shut down Highway 59 near Savannah.

Posted: Jan. 10, 2018 2:21 PM
Updated: Jan. 10, 2018 3:14 PM

(ANDREW COUNTY, Mo.) Two people were killed in a head-on accident near Savannah.

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Another person suffered serious injuries.

It happened on Highway 59 just west of Highway 71 near Lincoln Creek around 11:00 a.m.

Troopers say two pick-up trucks were involved.

The highway remains closed while investigators try to figure out how the crash happened.

The names of the crash victims have not been released.

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