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Fatal Crash Closes Highway in Camden County

OSAGE BEACH, Mo. -- Traffic is being rerouted today around a fatal crash in Camden County, Missouri.
OSAGE BEACH, Mo. -- Traffic is being rerouted today around a fatal crash in Camden County, Missouri.

The Camden County Sheriff's Department and MoDOT says the crash on blocking both lanes of Highway 5 over the Niangua River.  MoDOT says multiple vehicles are involved.  Camden County authorities say at least one person has died.  Traffic may reopen over the bridge around mid-afternoon, MoDOT says.

Detours are set up for traffic:

  • Southbound traffic on Route 5 should take the following detour: Route 7 to Route J to Route 54.
  • Motorists traveling northbound on Route 5 should detour around the closure via: Route 54 to Route J to Route 7.  
  • Tractor-trailer trucks should avoid the area.
  • Southbound trucks should detour to Route 5 to Route 52 through Eldon to Route 54. Northbound trucks should detour via Route 54 to Route 52 through Eldon to Route 5.
More information on this story will be posted as it becomes available.

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