Two people were killed in a pedestrian car accident after they were struck by a vehicle while putting gas into their vehicle on the side of Interstate 70 near Columbia, Mo.
According to police, there were two vans on the side of the road that were stopped in order to put gas into one of the vehicles. While they were on the shoulder, another vehicle struck the pedestrians.
When emergency crews arrived at the scene, one pedestrian was pronounced dead. The other was transported to the hospital to be treated, but was later pronounced dead. The names of the pedestrians have not been released at this time and the investigation into the crash is currently underway.
Our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victims in the accident.