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Missouri man dies after hitting tree with car

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HOWELL COUNTY, MO (KAIT) -

The Missouri State Highway Patrol stated a Friday night crash killed a southern Missouri man.

The crash happened around 8:30 p.m. in Howell County, according to the MSHP report.

Ricky Leslie, 37, of Moody, was driving his 2007 Dodge Charger on Route E north of Moody when he lost control of his car on a hill, ran off the road and hit a tree.

The crash caused his car to burst into flames.

Leslie was pronounced dead at the scene.

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