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At Least 3 Trucks Involved In Fatal Crash In Kingdom City


At least 3 trucks were involved in a deadly crash that has shut down both lanes of I-70 in Kingdom City this morning.

The Missouri Highway Patrol has confirmed that at least one person died as a result of the multi-vehicle crash.

On scene reports said that the crash site was grisly — some vehicles were on their sides while others were crushed under other vehicles.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation. It is unknown how many were injured during the crash.
Though some traffic has started moving through in both directions, MoDOT is warning drivers to expect long delays. The crash is expected to impact traffic for the next several hours.

MoDOT provided the following detour information in a press release:

Eastbound drivers are being detoured at exit 137 by taking Route J, south to Route F, east to Route 54 and east back onto the interstate,

Drivers approaching Boone County can take U.S. 63 south to Jefferson City and then east on Route 54 back to Interstate 70.



ABC 17 News

Columbia Missourian


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