Driver Dies After Crashing into Elk River


NOEL, Mo– Police say 42 year old Juan Quetzecua is the man who veered off the side of the road.

Authorities aren’t sure what caused him to crash.

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The McDonald County Sheriff’s office has been working a fatality accident this morning on the Elk River.

They say a driver ran off MO-59 between the Main Street Bridge and The Cliffside Drive bridge.

A witness said they saw it happen this morning around 5:30.

Numerous dive teams from across the area have been working in the area.

Bella Vista, The MSHP dive team and Centerton authorities have been assisting.

They have pulled the driver’s body and the truck out of the Elk River.

The Sheriff’s Office says the driver died inside of the truck in the river.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated.

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