ROLLA, Missouri- The Missouri State Highway Patrol says four young adults are deceased following a Sunday morning crash in Phelps County on Highway O. They were all occupants of a car that was involved in a two-vehicle collision.
Dead are the driver identified as Alonzo Moore, 22, and his passengers; Logan Barton 27, Zachary Barton, 26, and Andrew Theis, 25. The Barton’s were from Salem, Theis and Moore resided in Rolla. None were wearing seatbelts according to the patrol.
Two minors, aged 6 & 10 in the other involved vehicle suffered minor injuries. Andrew Knehans, 42, was treated for moderate injuries and Lanie Knehans, 43, suffered serious injuries. All are from Rolla.
Troopers say the crash occurred as the southbound Moore vehicle drove into the path of the northbound Knehans passenger truck.
Emergency crews responded at 9:12 am.