50-year-old Wappapello man dies after crash in Wayne County

WAYNE COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - A 50-year-old Wappapello man is dead as a result of a crash Friday in Wayne County, Missouri.

The crash happened shortly after 2 p.m. Friday on Route T at Wappapello Dam.

George W. Watson was taken by ambulance to Poplar Bluff Region Medical Center where he later died, according to Missouri Highway Patrol. Trooper say he wasn't wearing a seat belt.

Crash investigators say Watson's Ford Ranger was eastbound and crossed the center line a hit a pickup truck head on.

The other driver was not injured, according to the patrol.

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