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Springfield Man Killed In Crash Involving Lake Area Truck Driver

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One person is dead after a two-vehicle accident involving a tractor-trailer driven by a lake area man in Greene County.

It happened on Missouri-360 west of Republic when the 18-wheeler driven by 59-year-old Douglas Grimes, of Stover, attempted a U-turn and became disabled blocking the roadway.

The highway patrol says a westbound car driven by 74-year-old Gary Sawyer, of Springfield, couldn’t stop in time striking the towed unit.

Sawyer was pronounced dead at the scene.

Grimes was uninjured.

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Reporter Mike Anthony