Southeast Missouri man dead after two-vehicle crash

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.

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