Both Drivers Die in I-44 Head-On Collision

ST. CLAIR, Mo. (KMOX) – A wrong-way vehicle on Interstate 44 led to a deadly crash, Saturday night, in Franklin County.

The Missouri Highway Patrol says it happened around 8:30 pm in the eastbound lanes near St. Clair.

Troopers say 78-year-old Millard Mitchell of High Ridge was going the wrong way when his vehicle hit a car driven by 34-year-old David Winters of St. Louis.

Both men were pronounced dead at area hospitals.

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