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2 die in wrong-way crash on US 70 in central Missouri

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COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) -

Two people have died in a head-on collision on Interstate 70 in central Missouri.

Columbia police said in a release that the accident occurred early Saturday when a car headed west in the eastbound lanes of the highway collided with another vehicle. The drivers of each car were pronounced dead at the scene.

Police identified the deceased as 28-year-old Vanessa K. Beatty of Columbia, and 42-year-old James T. Carter II, also of Columbia.
 

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