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One killed in crash near Matthews

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A deadly tractor trailer crash west of Matthews shut down Route H for several hours Friday.

It happened around 8:43 a.m. on Route H in New Madrid County.

Trooper Clark Parrott with the Missouri Highway Patrol says Route H, 4 west of Matthews was closed as police responded to the deadly crash and cleaned up the scene.

Troopers say the tractor trailer went off the right side of the road, over corrected, drove off the left side of the road, hit a bridge, went into a ditch and caught fire, killing the driver.

Bradley P. Mickle, 42, of New Madrid was killed in the crash, according to Trooper Parrott.

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