Two children killed in accident in Jefferson County

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. (KSDK) – Two children, ages 4 and 11, were killed Saturday evening in a two-vehicle accident in an unincorporated part of Jefferson County.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident happened at approximately 5:30 p.m. near the intersection of Frontier and State Roads.

The 11-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene. The other child died after being flown to Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital. Both children were buckled in.

The driver of the car, a 30-year-old Granite City woman, suffered serious injuries.

Fifty-two-year-old Steven Galvin, the driver of the other vehicle involved in the crash, had minor injuries. His wife, 53-year-old Cynthia Galvin, had moderate injuries. The Galvins were wearing their seatbelts.

The MSHP said Godwin was traveling eastbound while the Galvins were traveling westbound. Godwin apparently turned left in front of the oncoming car and was struck.


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