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Driver and passenger killed in rollover accident on I-70 in Columbia

By ABC 17 News Staff, news@kmiz.com
Published On: Jan 17 2014 08:09:32 AM CST
Updated On: Jan 18 2014 10:35:52 AM CST
COLUMBIA, Mo. -

Two people died after a rollover accident in Columbia Thursday night. The accident happened near the Lake of the Woods exit off I-70.

According to police, 31-year-old Jeremy Tremblay from Columbia was driving west when his car left the road and hit a ditch. The car flipped several times, throwing Tremblay and his passenger outside. Neither Tremblay nor the passenge, 30-year-old Eric Lewis of Columbia, were wearing seat belts.

Tremblay died at the scene; Lewis was taken to University Hospital and was reported to be in critical condition Friday morning, but was pronounced dead later that day.

Police say it's unclear why the car went off the road.

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