Man dies in car-construction equipment crash in Missouri

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POTOSI, Mo. (AP) _ One person is dead after a car crashed into a piece of construction equipment in eastern Missouri.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the crash happened Friday night on Missouri 21 in Washington County. The man killed was identified as the car’s driver, 82-year-old Paul J. Sampson, of Blackwell. The construction worker was flown to a St. Louis hospital with serious injuries.