SCOTT CITY -- Three Florida residents were fatally injured Tuesday in a one-car accident in Scott County.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 6:16 a.m. four miles south of Scott City. Adam P. Rumsey, 35, of Orlando was northbound on Interstate 55 when he reportedly lost control of his vehicle, ran into the median and struck a creek embankment.
Rumsey and passengers, Jeffrey K. Darling, 18, of French Village, Fla., and Seth N. Rumsey, 25, of Orlando were pronounced dead at the scene by Scott County Coroner Scott Amick.
This accident brings the fatality total to 57 this year for Troop E.