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Elderly couple killed in head-on crash in St. James

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St. James, MO (KMOV.com) -

An elderly couple was killed in a head-on traffic accident Sunday morning in St. James, Mo. 

The Missouri State Patrol said a 19-year-old driving a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado was driving on Route BB in St. James. The driver then crossed the center lane of the road, highway patrol said. 

A second vehicle, driven by William Peterman, was driving in the opposite direction. Peterman crossed the center lane as well to avoid oncoming vehicle, but both vehicles crashed head-on. 

Peterman was driving with his wife, Faith Peterman. 

Both William Peterman and Faith Peterman were transported to the hospital, where they were later pronounced dead. 

William Peterman was 85-years-old, and Faith Peterman was 80. 

The teenage driver, who was from Kentucky, was not injured in the accident, according to the accident report. 

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