Fri. Jun 9th, 2023
A man from Higbee, Missouri, is dead after the semi-truck he was driving slammed into a train in Monroe County.
The highway patrol says it happened Sunday afternoon along highway-24 east of Madison when 65-year-old Russell Minnis failed to stop at the crossing which did have a gate, a bell and warning lights.
It’s unclear if Minnis had been wearing a seat belt at the time.
He was pronounced dead at the scene
There were no other injuries reported.