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Three Missouri family members die in car accident

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 | 11:14 a.m. CST

TUSCUMBIA — A 2-day-old baby was the only survivor of a car accident in south-central Missouri that killed his parents and 3-year-old brother.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident Tuesday afternoon on Highway 52 near Tuscumbia killed 36-year-old Marty Wilcox, 27-year-old Elisa Wilcox and their 3-year-old son, all of Eldon. The 2-day-old son suffered moderate injuries.

KXEO reported that the accident occurred when a car driven by Emily Frakes, 19, of Eldon crossed a center line on Highway 52 and collided with the Wilcox's car.


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