1 person dead in Perry Co., Mo. fatal crash, Hwy. 51 open again

Authorities are investigating a deadly crash on Highway 51 in Perry County, Mo.
Published: Sep. 15, 2022 at 1:46 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 15, 2022 at 6:08 PM CDT
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PERRY COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - Law enforcement have reported that all lanes of Highway 51 are now open following a deadly crash in Perry County.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop C, Timothy Tarrillion, 36, of Perryville, was pronounced dead by the Perry County coroner.

Troopers responded to the crash around 1:15 p.m. on Thursday, September 15.

An investigation revealed that Tarrillion’s vehicle crossed the center line while traveling northbound, striking the left side of an 18-wheeler traveling southbound.

MSHP says the other driver was uninjured.

Both lanes of southbound Hwy. 51 were shut down in the area to clear the crash.

Law enforcement is on the scene of a crash on Highway 51 near PCR 206.
Law enforcement is on the scene of a crash on Highway 51 near PCR 206.(Google Maps)