1 killed in fiery tractor-trailer/box truck crash


Web Editor - Mason Stevenson

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - A fiery crash in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri killed one person Friday.  The wreckage has two people trapped.

The crash happened around 4 p.m. on Highway 34, near Route U.

Missouri Highway Patrol says that's where a tractor-trailer and a box truck collided.

One person is dead.  At last check, authorities said one of the vehicles was on fire with two people trapped inside.

Several units responded to the scene.

The crash blocked both lanes of Highway 34.

WPSD Local 6 plans to release more details as they become available.