Two people from Kansas die in Missouri crash

DEARBORN, Mo. - The victims in a crash on Interstate 29 near Dearborn, Mo., have been identified. The man and woman from Kansas City, Kan., died after their vehicle went off the side of  of the interstate and landed in a creek.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol identified the victims as 35-year-old Crystal Harris and 51-year-old Robert Richardson.

The patrol says the driver lost control of the vehicle before swerving through a guardrail and bridge abutment.  The vehicle then traveled down a steep embankment and came to rest in a creek.

The accident closed the interstate in both directions Saturday, stopping traffic for nearly four hours.

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