Route H Closed West of Montrose Friday, Feb 28th

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Henry County Route H CLOSED West of Montrose
Friday, Feb. 28, For Pipe Replacement Work
What: Henry County Route H CLOSED between County Road SW-1601 and South Deepwater Creek west of MontroseWhen: 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. Friday, February 28Details: MoDOT crews replacing a deteriorating drain pipe underneath the roadTraffic Impacts:Henry County Route H CLOSED only where crews are set up workingDrivers will be able to get to driveways and entrances on either side of the work zone, but will not be able to travel through the work zoneDrivers urged to find alternate routes. No signed detours are planned.Electronic message boards located near the planned road work will alert drivers to any changes in the work scheduleCheck MoDOT’s Traveler Information Map for road closings/traffic impacts(Weather and/or construction delays will alter the work schedule)

2 Teens Killed in Head-On Collision Near Strasburg

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating a crash the killed two juveniles Tuesday afternoon, February 25th, on Hwy 58 near Strasburg. The accident was reported about 3:45 pm on Tuesday.

Investigators say that a 16-year old boy driving a 1998 Honda Accord overcorrected after going off the side of the road and struck a 2014 Ford F250 head on.

The Highway Patrol said the 16-year old driver was killed, along with a 12-year old girl riding in the Honda.

The driver of the pickup, a 49-year old Harrisonville man, was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation at this time.