FRANKLIN COUNTY — Four people died in an accident just before 1:30p.m. Friday in Franklin County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2010 Chevy Cobalt driven by Michael T. Declue, 58, Desoto, was southbound on Highway 47 at North Neade Farm Road. The vehicle traveled left of center and struck a northbound 2010 Kenworth semi head-on.
The Cobalt spun and struck the left side of a 2012 Chevy Cruz driven by Adriah L. Weston, 25, Marthasville.
Declue and passengers in the Cobalt Catherine A. Mesey, 78; Alayah L. Pratt, 4 and Isaac D. Pratt, 5, all of Descloge, were pronounced dead at the scene.
Union Ambulance transported the semi driver Derek A. Eoff, 46, Belle, to Mercy Hospital.
The children in the Cobalt were properly restrained at the time of the accident, according to the MSHP.