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Southeast Missouri man dead after two-vehicle crash

KEWANEE, MO (KAIT) – A New Madrid man is dead following a weekend crash near Kewanee Saturday afternoon.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, Richard L. Hare, 61, was killed. Troopers say Hare was a passenger in a Nissan Versa driven by Vanessa Landers also of New Madrid.

The crash report states while on Interstate 55, Landers hit a Freightliner wrecker in the back end causing Hare to be partially ejected from the car. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Landers was taken to a hospital in Sikeston with serious injuries. Hare was not wearing a seat belt, according to the report.

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