A Moniteau County couple were killed in a two vehicle crash on U.S. 50 near Clarksburg on Saturday evening.

The Highway Patrol report says the two victims were in a car that struck the rear of a grain truck that was preparing to make a left turn.

Killed were the driver of the car, 79 year old Richard E. Manning and his wife 74 year old Mary L. Manning – both of the town of California.

The 26 year old Tipton man driving the truck was not injured.

The Patrol’s Troop F says the deaths were the 64th and 65th this year in the district.