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Portageville man dies in wreck in New Madrid County

A cross was put up at the scene of the crash (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS). A cross was put up at the scene of the crash (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS).
It happened on County Road 428, four miles east of Portageville, Missouri (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS). It happened on County Road 428, four miles east of Portageville, Missouri (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS).
NEW MADRID COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

The Highway Patrol says one person was killed in a wreck in New Madrid County, Missouri on Saturday night.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, it happened around 6:10 p.m.

It happened on County Road 428, four miles east of Portageville, Missouri.

Police say the vehicle ran off the left side of the road and overturned.

The 42-year-old Bennie L. Hosford from Portageville died at the scene.

A cross was put up at the scene of the crash.

People stopped by and write their thoughts on the cross with a Sharpie marker that is clipped to the cross.

"I love you Bennie. Fly high. I will see again. U R missed." This was one of the writings on a cross.

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