Authorities identify man killed in head-on crash on Highway 79 - KMOV.com

Authorities identify man killed in head-on crash on Highway 79

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By Sarah Heath By Sarah Heath
By Sarah Heath By Sarah Heath

(KMOV.com) — Authorities have identified a man killed in a head-on crash in Lincoln County Wednesday afternoon.

The Missouri Highway Patrol says two vehicles were traveling northbound on Highway 79 near Winfield around 2 p.m. when they collided.

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One of the vehicles was sent into the southbound lane and slammed head-on into a truck.

The driver of the truck, 48-year-old Dennis Stevens, died at the scene.

The other driver involved in the head-on crash was taken to Mercy Hospital in serious condition.

 

Highway 79 was at point shut down in both directions while emergency personnel worked to clear the scene. 

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