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LINCOLN COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – A fatal accident occurred Saturday afternoon on Highway 61 at Route BC in Lincoln County.

Authorities say a Toyota Tundra driven by 69-year-old Donald N. Rasmussen of Silex, Mo  failed to yield to a truck heading northbound on Highway 61, striking the side of truck.

The Tundra spun around ejecting Rasmussen who was not wearing a seat belt.

Rasmussen died from his injuries at the scene.

The driver of the truck, 55-year-old Todd A. Gibson was transported to the Lincoln County Medical Center for evaluation.

2 comments

    • Ace Baily

      bc be, no big problem, the issue which occurs so many times, no seat belt, ejected from vehicle, along with failure to pay attention to driving, as stated he did not yield to oncoming vehicle.

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