Two people were killed in an accident on northbound Route 63 in Boone County north of the Route NN junction at 1:20 Monday afternoon. The State Highway Patrol reports 72-year old Danny Stidham of Harrisburg and 60-year old Carl McDonald of Fayette died in the accident. Stidham was driving a truck that was traveling slowly in the right lane of northbound 63. A semi driven by McDonald approached directly behind and failed to slow striking the rear of the Stidham truck. The northbound lanes of 63 were closed through much of the afternoon.