KEWANEE, MO (KAIT) –A New Madrid man is dead following a weekend crash near Kewanee Saturdayafternoon.
According toMissouri State Highway Patrol, Richard L. Hare, 61, was killed. Troopers sayHare was a passenger in a Nissan Versa driven by Vanessa Landers also of NewMadrid.
The crash reportstates while on Interstate 55, Landers hit a Freightliner wrecker in the backend causing Hare to be partially ejected from the car. He was pronounced deadat the scene.
Landers was takento a hospital in Sikeston with serious injuries. Hare was not wearing a seatbelt, according to the report.