Crews respond to fatal accident

Emergency personnel are on the scene of a fatal accident at Highway 32 and Sand Creek Road east of Farmington. 

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Authorities are on the scene of an accident with a reported fatality at Highway 32 and Sand Creek Road east of Farmington.

Emergency personnel were first dispatched around 5:33 a.m. for the report of an accident between two dump trucks and a passenger vehicle.

Both the St. Francois County and Ste. Genevieve Coroners were called to the scene. Another patient is being transported for injuries.

Officials reported two dump trucks and an SUV were involved. Travelers should note the road is closed to traffic at Highway OO and Highway 32. The Farmington R-7 School district alerted parents the transportation department would send district vehicles to pick up students on 32 and Sand Creek to town due to the shut-down.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reconstructive team is conducting the investigation on the accident. We will update the story as details become available.

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