Driver ejected during fatal crash with tractor trailer in Lincoln County

Driver ejected during fatal crash with tractor trailer in Lincoln County

Driver ejected during fatal crash with tractor trailer in Lincoln County

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by Elizabeth Eisele/ KMOV.com

KMOV.com

Posted on July 27, 2014 at 4:32 AM

(KMOV.com) – A fatal crash in Lincoln County resulted in one driver being ejected from his vehicle struck a tractor trailer Saturday afternoon.

According to Missouri Highway Patrol, Donald Rasmussen’s truck struck the tractor trailer when he failed to yield at Highway 61 at Route B just after 3 p.m.

Rasmussen, 69, was thrown from his truck after spinning along the highway. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities also said he was not wearing his seat-belt.

The driver of the tractor trailer, Todd Gibson, 55, was taken to the hospital with no reported injuries.

Stay tuned to News 4 and KMOV.com for further information.

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