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7-vehicle crash on I-44 kills 1, injures several

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One person is dead after a six vehicle accident occurred on eastbound Interstate 44 near exit 195 Sunday afternoon. (Viewer video) One person is dead after a six vehicle accident occurred on eastbound Interstate 44 near exit 195 Sunday afternoon. (Viewer video)
PHELPS COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

One man is dead after a seven-vehicle accident occurred on eastbound Interstate 44 near exit 195 Sunday afternoon.

Officials said the accident involved a tractor trailer, motorcycle, pickup truck and three cars.

The driver of the tractor trailer 31-year-old Gurjit Singh crossed the median and began to overturn striking a Chevrolet Malibu and Toyota Camry. 

The driver of the pickup truck, 21-year-old Eric Uhrhan, attempted to avoid the collision by changing lanes and struck the driver of the motorcycle Glen Paasch, 73, causing him to be ejected.  The trailer then struck the pickup truck causing it to overturn.

Uhrhan was pronounced dead at the scene. Paasch is listened in serious condition. Four of the five other people involved in the crash suffered minor injuries while one suffered moderate injuries. 

More information will become available as this story develops.

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