Two killed in head-on crash in Poplar Bluff

POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) - Two people have been killed in a head-on collision on Hwy. 60 in Poplar Bluff.

A woman was traveling eastbound on Hwy. 60 about 8 a.m. Tuesday when she tried to pass a car, swerved, went across the median and hit a black, Chevy truck traveling westbound on Hwy. 60, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The names and ages of the victims have not been released other than both victims are adults.

Westbound Route 60 in Poplar Bluff is closed between Route T overhead and Route 67 overhead. Traffic is detouring off of Route 60 onto Route T, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation.

The roadway will be closed until further notice.

Drivers are urged to use extreme caution near the area and to use alternate routes.

Heartland News has a crew at the scene.  Stay with Heartland News and kfvs12.com for updates.

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