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Potosi man killed in overnight crash


A Potosi man was killed overnight in a crash in Washington County, Missouri.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, it happened around 1:05 a.m. Sunday on Route C close to Route Z.

Troopers say Matthew B. Reary, 33, of Potosi was pronounced dead at the scene by Deputy Coroner Steve Hatfield.

According to crash investigators, Reary failed to negotiate a curve in his Jeep while on Route C and went off the north side of the road. Reary then overcorrected the Jeep and it went off the south side of the road and overturned several times before hitting a tree.

Troopers say Reary was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the vehicle.

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