(Hopkins, Missouri) A Western Iowa woman was one three people killed in a fiery crash in northwest MIssouri Saturday morning. The Missouri State Patrol says the crash happened at around 2:15 a.m. one half mile east of Hopkins.
The Missouri State Patrol says seven people were riding in a pickup that left the road, overturned and caught fire. The driver of the vehicle, 22-year-old Joshua Woods, of Hopkins, refused treatment at the scene. Three passengers in the vehicle were killed. Two passengers suffered serious injuries, while another had only minor injuries.
None of the seven people in the pickup were wearing their seatbelts. Those who died in the crash were identified as 21-year-old Joshua Bix and 22-year-old Benjamin McIntyre, both of Hopkins, and 18-year-old Chrystal Olerich, of Lake View, Iowa. Bix graduated from SWCC in Creston, where Olerich was a freshman volleyball player.
October 31, 2011