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Illinois man killed in Perry County, Mo. crash

PERRY COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

One man is dead and another is hurt following a Perry County, Missouri crash.

Nathan Perez, 34, of Chester was pronounced dead at the scene.

An online crash report from the Missouri Highway Patrol says for some reason, Perez's car crossed the centerline on Route 51 Tuesday evening, and struck a Dodge Ram head-on.

The driver of the  other  vehicle went to Barnes-Jewish in St. Louis with serious injuries.

The Chester Bridge was shut down to traffic both ways for an extended period of time.

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