Two people from Osage Beach succumbed to fatal injuries from a one vehicle crash Friday night off of Route KK in Osage Beach, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report.

Two people from Osage Beach succumbed to fatal injuries from a one vehicle crash Friday night off of Route KK in Osage Beach, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report.

Next of kin have been notified. 

Cheryl L. Riegerix, 51, the driver, and Cary L. Whitworth, 45, a passenger, were traveling westbound on Route KK, roughly 1219 feet west of Oak Creek Drive, when the 1999 Pontiac Firebird crossed the center line, went down an embankment and struck a tree.

The crash occurred at approximately 11:30 pm on November 17, 2017.

Via MSHP crash report: 

“DRIVER WAS PRONOUNCED AT LAKE REGIONAL HOSPITAL BY DR. DONALD HOCKMAN AT 0015. OCCUPANT WAS PRONOUNCED BY CAMDEN COUNTY MEDICAL EXAMINER STEPHANIE DOMINIQUE AT THE SCENE AT 0050. THIS IS TROOP F'S 1ST AND 2ND FATALITIES FOR NOVEMBER AND 49TH AND 50TH FOR 2017.”

Riegerix was listed without a seat belt, while Whitworth’s seat belt status was unknown. The vehicle was listed as totaled.