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Kentucky man killed near Sikeston after veering off road and hitting tree

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MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

A Kentucky man was killed in a single car crash along Interstate 57 late Tuesday night.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 55-year-old David Stephenson, of South Shore, KY, was traveling southbound about four miles north of Sikeston when he veered off the road.

Troopers say he ran off the right side of the road into a tree.

Stephenson died at the scene of the crash.

This marks the 71 fatal crash in southeast Missouri during 2016.

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