1 dead, 6 injured in I-55 crash in Cape Girardeau County

CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - A crash Saturday on Interstate 55 leaves one person is dead and six injured.

It happened around 7:15 a.m. in the southbound lanes at the 107 mile marker in Cape Girardeau County.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the Chevy Astro Van had a tire blow out causing it to skid off the road and overturn.

Charles D. Burnes, 49, of Fenton, Missouri was pronounced dead at the scene. Troopers say he was wearing a seat belt.

Six others in the van received minor to serious injuries and were all taken to a Cape Girardeau hospital for treatment.

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