STEELE, MO (KFVS) - A car crash in the Missouri Bootheel kills an Illinois man.
The crash happened Monday afternoon on Interstate 55 just south of Steele.
Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers say 60-year-old James Welte of Urbana, Illinois was driving a Volkswagen which ended up clipping the rear end of a semi-truck.
The Volkswagen ran off the road and hit a guardrail. Welte was killed in the crash. The truck driver was not hurt.