Two Killed in Crash South of Polo

POLO, MO – Two Jefferson City residents died in an accident Friday morning in Caldwell County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the crash occurred around 11 am as 23-year-old Zemriya Bright of Jefferson City was northbound on Missouri Highway 13, 2 miles south of Polo when she lost control of her vehicle and slid sideways into southbound traffic. Bright’s vehicle was struck by a southbound pickup operated by 30-year-old Derrick Stith of Hamilton.

Bright and her passenger, 23-year-old Ezra Schnieders were pronounced dead at the scene.