Father, mother killed during crash in Franklin County


by Elizabeth Eisele/ KMOV.com


Posted on October 6, 2013 at 3:23 PM

Updated Monday, Oct 7 at 4:53 PM

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(KMOV.com) -- A mother and father were killed after their vehicle crashed in Franklin County on Saturday.

Deputies said 53-year-old James Strube was driving his SUV along Route AR near S. Outer Rd. around 1:30 p.m. when the vehicle crossed over the center line and he over-corrected.

Police said the SUV then ran off the road and hit a rock and a tree.

Strube and his 33-year-old wife, Holly, were pronounced dead at the scene.

Their two sons, 10-year-old Kevin and 13-year-old Danny, were airlifted to an area hospital with serious injuries. Their conditions have not been released.

Authorities said no one in the vehicle was wearing a seat belt.

Deputies continue to investigate.