STURGEON, MO – A 59-year-old Moberly driver was killed in a crash between a dump truck and a 2005 GMC Sierra on Monday afternoon.
According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, Brandon L. Wainman, 25, was traveling westbound on Breedlove Drive at southbound U.S. 63 in a dump truck. He traveled into the path of the GMC, driven by 59-year-old Mark A. Swindell, which was traveling southbound on U.S. 63. The two vehicles collided around 4:20 p.m.
The GMC traveled off the right side of the road, down an embankment, and hit a tree.
Swindell was pronounced dead at the crash scene at 4:20 p.m. He was wearing a seat belt.
Wainman, of Centralia, was wearing a seat belt.
The GMC was totaled and the dump truck sustained minor injuries.
Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing.
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