Around 1:56am this morning the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Phelps County along with Modot responded to a two vehicle fatality accident on I-44 6 miles West of Rolla, Missouri.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2003 Pontiac mini van driven by 33 year old Ivy L. Stevens of Osceola, Missouri traveled into the path of the 2001 Freightliner driven 46 year old Kulwant S. Dhillon of Fresno,California and stuck the semi head on.
A passenger in the mini van 18 year old Tyler Earl of Osceola, Missouri was pronounced dead at the scene around 2:08am. He was transported to James and Gahr Funeral Home.
Another passenger in the mini van 7 year old Patrick Stevens of Osceola, Missouri sustained moderate injuries and he was transported to Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital in St. Louis for treatment.
Both vehicle were totaled and towed from the scene by Ron Dishman Towing.
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