Man killed in Pemiscot Co. crash

Man killed in Pemiscot Co. crash

PORTAGEVILLE, MO (KAIT) - A Caruthersville man was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Portageville.

Michael Pietrzykowski, 19, was killed in the crash on Interstate 55 just south of Portageville Wednesday around 12:20 a.m., according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Pietrzykowski was traveling south when the vehicle slid off the right side of the road. The vehicle struck a ditch and overturned, according to MSHP.

Pietrzykowski was ejected from the vehicle and was later pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash report indicates he was not wearing a seat belt.

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