Missouri Highway Patrol identifies 2 killed in crash near Marshfield, Mo.

NEAR MARSHFIELD, Mo. -- The Missouri Highway Patrol identified two killed in a crash Monday morning in Webster County.

Troopers responded to State Highway A near Bell Ford Road south of Marshfield around 8:30 a.m.

Brian L. Hicks, 52 of Marshfield and Diane Shaver, 56, of Marshfield, both died in the crash. Investigators say Hicks was headed southbound and crossed the center lane. His car then hit the northbound vehicle driven by Shaver.

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports 23 fatalities on roads in Troop D in 2020.