Two killed in northeast Missouri crash

ARBELA, Mo. | Two Iowa residents are dead following a three-vehicle accident in northeast Missouri.

The Missouri Highway Patrol said the accident occurred Saturday morning when a vehicle driven by 19-year-old Norman H. Zimmerman of Arbela ran a stop sign at U.S. 136 near Arbela and struck a vehicle driven by 77-year-old Marvin O. Boyer of Carthage, Ill. Zimmerman's vehicle then hit a vehicle driven by 44-year-old Richard D. Kreiss of Keosauqua, Iowa.

Authorities pronounced Kreiss and his passenger, 67-year-old Arlo R. Kreiss, also of Keosauqua, dead at the scene.

Zimmerman and Boyer were taken to an area hospital for treatment. Patrol officials said they have cited Zimmerman and other charges are pending.