NEW MADRID COUNTY, MO (KAIT) - A semi-truck crash in New Madrid County, Missouri killed a Poinsett County man.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Richard Johnson, 38, of Lepanto, AR, was driving a 2005 Freightliner east on Highway 162 around 3:30 p.m. Thursday.
Johnson was near Portageville, MO when the report states he drove off the road and overturned.
Crews took him to the Pemiscot County Memorial Hospital.
The report states a doctor pronounced him dead around 5:25 p.m.
Johnson did have a seatbelt on.