Sikeston, MO (November 25, 2020) – Two people were killed on Wednesday, November 25th during a car accident on US-61 two miles south of Sikeston.
According to official reports, the accident took place at about 11:15 a.m. on US-61 when a 2007 Chevrolet Impala and a tractor-trailer collided.
The two occupants of the Impala, 77-year-old Wanda Parsons and 78-year-old Delbert Parsons, both residents of Bertrand, were pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the tractor-trailer was unharmed during the collision.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victims, Mr. and Mrs. Wanda and Delbert Parsons, at this time.
Tractor-Trailer Accidents in Sikeston
In 2018, close to 1,000 victims died during fatal traffic accidents in Missouri. Although it is fairly high, this number signifies a reduction of 32 fatalities from the previous year. The total number of car accidents in Missouri also dropped by just over 6%. The two primary causes of these deadly collisions are listed as drunk driving and speeding.
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