Two Dead and After Vehicle Swept Away By Floodwaters in Wright County

Two people have died after a vehicle carrying six young adults was swept off Highway M in Grovespring.

The Wright County Sheriff’s Office says it happened around midnight Friday morning.

The sheriff’s office, Missouri Conservation Department, Missouri State Highway Patrol, Grovespring Fire Department and the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene.

Authorities say four people were able to get out of the vehicle and water safely.

The body of one person was located, while a search was conducted for another victim.

The sheriff’s office announced late Friday morning a second body had been found.