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Two fatalities reported after crash in Osage County

Missouri State Highway Patrol Vehicle parked with its lights on.
Missouri State Highway Patrol
Missouri State Highway Patrol Vehicle parked with its lights on.



Two people were killed following a head on collision in Osage County just after 4:00 p.m. on Friday.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, the crash happened on US 50 after one vehicle attempted to make an improper pass while attempting to pass a tractor trailer.

The vehicle did not see another vehicle approaching in the eastbound lane, resulting in a head on collision.

After impact, the first vehicle was sent off the south side of the road and overturned. The vehicle that was hit, caught fire after being hit and burned completely.

Both drivers, Kale Durr, 22 and Zachary Patchin, 28 were pronounced dead at the scene by the Osage County Coroner.

The deaths were Troop F's 7th and 8th fatalities of 2022.


The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a multiple-vehicle crash on Highway 50 between Linn and Mt. Sterling in Osage County just after 5 p.m.

Officials report the crash resulted in two fatalities.

Troopers report Highway 50 is back open just before 9 p.m.

Information about the crash will be released as soon as it becomes available.

Karl Wehmhoener


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