Two people were killed and two others injured when a tractor-trailer and
a car crashed about 6:15 p.m. Thursday near U.S. 69 and Missouri 116 in
ClintonCounty, the Missouri Highway Patrol said. Officials identified
the dead as Larry R. Cockriel, 66, and his wife, Carol J. Cockriel, 66,
both of Edgerton, Mo. Larry Cockriel was driving three passengers, including
his wife, in a 1995 Honda Accord when the wreck happened. According to
the highway patrol, the driver of a northbound tractor-trailer failed
to obey a stop sign at Missouri 116, and Cockriel's eastbound Accord
crashed into the side of his trailer. Larry and Carol Cockriel died at
the scene. Both surviving passengers, a 15-year-old boy and a 59-year-old
woman, were taken to Kansas City-area hospitals with serious injuries.
Missouri 116 and U.S. 69 intersect about four miles east of Lathrop.
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