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Vehicle skids, crosses center lane in fatal accident in Jefferson County

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

One person is dead following a 2-vehicle accident in Jefferson County Thursday evening. 

The accident occurred around 6:45 p.m. on March 22. 

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said a 24 year-old man, Jacob Duff, was driving southbound on US-61 at an excessive speed. Duff, highway patrol said, lost control of his vehicle, which skidded, rotated clockwise, and passed over the center lane. 

Duff's vehicle, 1997 Toyota Camry, was struck on the driver side by the front-end of a Chevrolet 1500 truck. The truck was drive by 49 year-old Kurt Stevenson. 

Duff was pronounced dead by the ambulance workers responding to the scene. 

Stevenson suffered serious injuries. Both drivers were wearing seat belts at the time of the accident. 

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