Fatal Crash in Newton County, MO

NEOSHO, Mo. -- A man from Neosho man is dead after a wreck in Newton County Wednesday.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the accident happened on Interstate 49, north of Highway V just west of Diamond, Missouri.

Skyler Ernest, 27, was killed when his pickup truck ran off the left side of the road, crossed the median and hit a tractor trailer headed in the opposite direction.

The driver of the semi-truck was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

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