Fatal Car Accident Victim Name Released

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 Joplin Police release the name of the victim killed in a 3-car accident Tuesday near 7th and Rex. 

According to police, around 3 pm, Jason Hall,21, also known as Jason Box, of Neosho, was traveling east on 7th in a Nissan Maxima. His car crossed into the westbound lane — colliding with a Ford truck driven by John Finch of Baxter Springs  Also during the accident, Shemaiah Khopang of Joplin, was behind Finch and rear ended the truck.

Box was pronounced dead at the scene. Finch was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Khopang was not hurt in the accident.  JPD is continuing to investigate the incident. 

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