Utility truck overturns on I-49 at V Hwy; Work truck loses tools, contents along median; Fatal crash one year ago same location

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NEWTON COUNTY, Mo. — About 9:30 a.m. Newton County Central Dispatch were alerted to a crash in the median of I-49 near V Hwy.

Newton County Sheriff’s Deputies, Newton County ambulance, and Redings Mill Fire responded. Missouri State Highway Patrol were notified.

A utility work truck crashed in the median near 35 mm. Tools and debris were scattered as the truck lost contents.

Trooper H. Clemons of Missouri State Highway Patrol tell us on the scene no injuries to the two occupants. The truck was traveling south on I-49.

We will update this article with more details as they become available.

FATAL CRASH THAT OCCURRED AT THE SAME LOCATION, JUNE 30, 2020.
CRASH OCCURRED RECENTLY TRAVELING THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION OF TODAY’S CRASH.

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