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Driver ejected during fatal crash with tractor trailer in Lincoln County

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(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.

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