Man killed in head-on collision after driver swerves to avoid animal on I-44

Man killed in head-on collision after driver swerves to avoid animal on I-44

Man killed in head-on collision after driver swerves to avoid animal on I-44

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by Brendan Marks / KMOV.com

KMOV.com

Posted on November 1, 2013 at 7:17 AM

Updated Friday, Nov 1 at 7:37 AM

(KMOV) – One man was killed and three others hospitalized after a head-on collision in Pacific Thursday night.

Missouri Highway Patrol officials said a woman was driving a Chevy Silverado on Eastbound Business I-44 near Hillview Dr. around 6 p.m. when she swerved to avoid an animal and crashed into a Chevy Captiva heading in the opposite direction.

A passenger in the Captiva, identified as 61-year-old Dennis Binkley, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two people in the Silverado and the driver of the Captiva were taken to Mercy Hospital in Creve Coeur in unknown condition.

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