Brumley, MO (May 18, 2020) – A motor vehicle accident that occurred on Saturday evening claimed two people’s lives in Brumley.

At around 10:22 p.m., on May 16, authorities were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on State Highway 42. Reports show that 28-year-old John Surface was traveling west along State Highway 42 in a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado when the vehicle collided head-on with a 2003 Ford Explorer, which was driven by 44-year-old Elizabeth Goewey.

Both victims suffered fatal injuries in the collision and were declared deceased at the scene.

At this time, the collision remains under investigation by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Our deepest condolences go out to the families of Mr. John Surface and Ms. Elizabeth Goewey at this time.

Fatal Car Accidents in Missouri

Motor vehicle accidents claim the lives of more than 850 people every year in Missouri. These accidents are often unexpected, leaving grieving families to endure overwhelming mental and emotional consequences. Even worse, families are often forced to cover the costs of funeral arrangements and other financial burdens. When victims lose their lives in accidents, due to the reckless actions of others, it is crucial that their families reach out to a knowledgeable wrongful death attorney in Missouri as soon as possible.

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