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1 killed in Perry Co., MO crash early Monday morning

(Source: Holly Brantley, KFVS) (Source: Holly Brantley, KFVS)
PERRY COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

A Jackson, Missouri man was killed early Monday morning in a head-on crash on Highway 51 in Perry County, Missouri.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 48-year-old Barry P. Sander was killed when the car he was driving struck a semi truck driven by 60-year-old Don K. Walteman of Steelville, Illinois. Sander had crossed the center line for unknown reasons.

Sander was pronounced dead at the scene around 4:30 a.m. by the Perry County Coroner.

All lanes of Highway 51 were closed after the crash and then reopened just before 10 a.m. Monday, according to MoDOT.

The area of the crash is about two miles away from the Chester Bridge near Highway C.

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