WHITEWATER -- A vehicle pursuit by Chaffee Police Department resulted in two fatalities over the weekend.
According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 11:40 p.m. Saturday on Route U, five miles west of Whitewater, motorist Garrett K. Williams, 19, of Allenville was being pursued by Chaffee Police Department. The accident occurred as Williams ran his vehicle off the right side of the road and struck a tree.
Williams and his passenger, Debra P. Johnson, 46, of Delta were pronounced dead at the scene at 12:50 a.m. Sunday by Cape County coroner John Clifton. Williams' other passengers, Daniel L. Moore, 20, and Bettina M. Ott, 23, both of Chaffee sustained serious injuries and were taken by ambulance to St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.