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1 dead in Crawford County semi-truck crash

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BOURBON, Mo. (KMOV.com) – One person was killed when a semi-truck crashed in Crawford County early Wednesday morning.

All eastbound lanes of Interstate 44 near Bourbon, Missouri were closed after a 2001 Freightliner crashed into the back of a 2011 Volvo occurred near mile marker 219 around 2:20 a.m.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the Volvo was traveling at a slow rate of speed when the crash occurred. Following the collision, the Freightliner caught fire.

The driver of the Freightliner was pronounced dead at the scene. That person’s identity has not been released.

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