MONITEAU COUNTY, MO. (THECOUNT) — Richard and Mary Manning, of California, Missouri, have been identified as the victims in a Saturday night double-fatal vehicle crash in Moniteau County.

Richard, 70 and 74-year-old Mary, were both killed in a Saturday night two-vehicle crash involving a grain truck in Clarksburg.


According to reports, Richard was operating a minivan on Route 50 near Cross Lane Road in Clarksburg, when the vehicle came into rear-end contact with a grain truck around 7 p.m. Saturday.

Richard and his passenger Mary, were both pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries at the scene.

The driver of the grain truck was uninjured in the crash.


Geo quick facts: Moniteau County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2020 United States census, the population was 15,473. Its county seat is California. The county was organized February 14, 1845 and named for the Moniteau Creek. ‘Moniteau’ is a French spelling of Manitou, Algonquian for the Great Spirit – Wikipedia.