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1 killed, 7 injured in 2 vehicle crash in Madison County

MADISON COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

A southeast Missouri man has died and seven others were injured Saturday morning after a two vehicle crash in Madison County, Missouri.

It happened shortly after 7:30 a.m. on Highway 72, 8/10 of a mile east of Route F.

Troopers say a car driven by David Gaines, 27, of Patton was westbound, crossed the center line and hit a GMC Yukon head on.

Gaines was flown to a St. Louis hospital where he later died from his injuries. A 3-year-old female passenger in Gaines' vehicle received serious injuries and was flown to a St. Louis hospital.

Six teenagers in the Yukon received minor injures and went by private vehicle to a Cape Girardeau hospital.  They are all from the Kennett, Missouri area.

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