ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. (KSDK) - Missouri Highway Patrol troopers say a head-on crash along US Highway 61 south of Route A Monday has claimed the lives of two men.
The accident happened late just after 4:00 p.m. Monday when a southbound car driven by Roger Peek, 52 of Moscow Mills crossed the median and collided head-on into a northbound pick-up truck operated by Eugene Haggard, 39, of Troy.
Troopers say both Peek and Haggard were pronounced dead at the crash scene.
A second northbound car was struck by flying derbis from the initial collision, however that driver was not hurt.
Highway 61 was closed for several hours while accident reconstruction investigators worked the scene.