Two Salem teenagers were killed in a three-vehicle crash Monday afternoon east of Salem, according to a report from the State Highway Patrol.
Adam S. Miller, 14, and Mackenzie B. Miller, 17, brother and sister, died in the crash. Adam was a student at Salem Junior High, and Mackenzie was a senior at Salem High School. She also attended RTC in Rolla. Their parents are Shelly Kerr and Brian Miller.
The crash occurred at 3:22 p.m. on Hwy. 32, three miles east of Salem. Mackenzie Miller was driving a 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt eastbound and struck the rear of an eastbound 1997 Toyota Corolla driven by Bailey M. Stephens, 16, Salem. Miller's vehicle then crossed the centerline and was struck by a westbound 1999 Chevrolet Lumina driven by Donna F. Nunley, 35, Bunker.
Mackenzie Miller and Adam Miller were pronounced at the scene by paramedics.
Nunley suffered moderate injuries and an occupant in her vehicle, Fredrick S. Nunley, 34, Bunker, suffered minor injuries, and was taken by ambulance to Salem Memorial District Hospital. Another passenger in the Nunley vehicle, Shayna M. Nunley, 14, Bunker, suffered serious injuries and was flown by Air Evac to St. Louis Children's Hospital.
Miller's vehicle and Nunley's vehicle each sustained total damage and were towed from the scene by Whitaker's Towing of Salem. Stephens vehicle sustained moderate damage and was driven from the scene.
The Millers were taken by Dent County Coroner Gina White to Wilson Mortuary, according to the report from the patrol.
All drivers and passengers were wearing seatbelts.
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