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Howell Co. man dead after truck runs him over

WEST PLAINS, MO (KAIT)  – A Howell County man died at a hospital days after being run over by a vehicle he was driving.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, Vernie Romans, 59, of Moody was passed away at a Springfield hospital on Tuesday after an accident Saturday at a private road north of West Plains.

A trooper stated Romans tried to push a pick-up truck he was driving from the road and into a drive. The truck then began to roll by itself down a hill.

Romans tried to get in the truck and was run over by it, according to MSHP.

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