LEWISTOWN, Mo. (WGEM)-- One person is dead after a traffic accident involving a semi and car on Hwy. 6 near Lewistown early Saturday morning.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident happened at about 3:30 a.m. Saturday when a car traveling westbound crossed the center line and collided head on with an eastbound semi truck.
The driver of the car, 22-year-old Jordan Smith of LaGrange, Mo. was pronounced dead at the scene. Smith was wearing a seatbelt.
The driver of the semi truck was taken to Blessing Hospital with minor injuries.
Authorities are still investigating what caused the accident.
Hwy 6 between Ewing and Lewistown was closed for most of Saturday morning as authorities investigated the accident.
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