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Stoddard County man declared dead after striking tree in crash

STODDARD COUNTY, MO (KAIT) – Missouri State Police say a man was killed on Stoddard County Road 271A, 7 miles north of Puxico after losing control of his vehicle Friday.

According to MSP, Scottie L. Hopper, 46, of Puxico was killed when his vehicle ran off the road and struck a tree.

Stoddard County Coroner A. Mathis pronounced Hopper dead at 12:29 in the morning Saturday.

Records indicate Hopper was not wearing a seatbelt.

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