Vehicle hits natural gas pipeline in New Madrid County

NEW MADRID COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - A driver crashed into a natural gas pipeline Sunday in New Madrid County.

It happened between Kewanee and Matthews, Missouri.

According to Trooper Clark Parrot with Missouri Highway Patrol, a vehicle was traveling on Highway 61, the driver lost control, went off the road and  the vehicle struck a natural gas pipeline.

Highway 61 was shut down for a time.

There's no word on any injuries at this time.

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