One person killed, 2 injured in fatal accident on I-44

FRANKLIN COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – One person is dead following a wreck on I-44 in Franklin County.

It happened just after 2:00 pm Saturday near mile marker 230 just outside of Stanton.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol confirms one person was killed, and 2 others injured.

Authorities with the highway patrol accident reconstruction team are investigating what caused the wreck, but early reports are that it was a single vehicle wreck. A second vehicle was involved, but investigators are still determining how.

Witnesses tell Fox2 news that two adults and a small child were in the vehicle when it crashed.

The identity of the victim has not been released.