Four children and one adult died in a single-vehicle crash late Wednesday in Miller County, according to the Missouri State highway Patrol.
Eastbound Highway 54 was shut down as emergency crews responded to the scene. It's since reopened.
#MillerCounty - US 54 Final Update:— MSHP Troop F (@MSHPTrooperF) May 16, 2019
Family has been notified. This single vehicle crash resulted in one adult & four children being killed. Preliminary details will be released in our online crash reports.
We offer our sincere condolences to everyone affected by this incident.
More details on the crash are expected to be released Thursday, according to KTVO, a Kirksville, Missouri, ABC/CBS affiliate.
The family of the victims has been notified.