A two vehicle crash on Missouri 6 nine miles west of Novinger Monday afternoon claims two lives.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says an SUV driven by 31 year old Carlos Varelas of Milan went out of control on the icy road… crossed the center line and hit a van driven by 47 year old Daniel Dile of Green Castle.

Two passengers in the SUV---49 year old Robin Wasson of Milan and a 12 year old female juvenile were pronounced dead at the scene. Varelas was taken to Northeast Regional Medical Center for treatment of moderate injuries. Dile was treated at the scene for minor injuries.