ST. CLAIR, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- Missouri Highway Patrol was on the scene of a crash where one person is dead in a crash with a dump truck on the service road off I-44.

Dump truck crash

The fatal crash happened on the service road off I-44 in Franklin County.

Law enforcement said the dump truck swerved trying to avoid hitting the car which was driving westbound in the eastbound lanes. At the same time, the car swerved to avoid the dump truck, the crash reports says, but the front of the dump truck hit the driver side front of the car. 

The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene. He has been identified as 35-year-old Timothy Buerk, Jr. of Potosi. 

Powerhouse Skyzoom4 was over the crash and you can see the whole front end of the car mangled. 

This happened off the interstate not far from the Missouri Route AH exit.

Why the car was driving on the wrong side of the road has not been released.

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