(RAY COUNTY, Mo.) Three people from Caldwell County were killed after car crashed and caught on fire in rural Ray County Tuesday afternoon at around 4:15 p.m.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash happened on Highway D near Highway C when a 2015 Buick Encore went off the right side of the roadway, overturned, struck a tree, and then caught on fire.
The three people inside the car all were pronounced dead at the scene.
Two people from Polo, Missouri were killed in the crash; 24-year-old Kara Frisch, the driver, and 26-year-old Andrew Fleming, an occupant. Another occupant, 42-year-old Bradley Ahart of Kingston, Missouri was also killed in the crash.
The Ray County Sheriff's Department assisted at the scene.