BARTON COUNTY, Mo. — A Lamar man dies after his semi crashes Tuesday afternoon.
56-year-old Andrew Compton was heading east on Route EE, just northeast of Lamar around 3:40 P.M.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the semi Compton was in couldn’t make a turn, slid off the road, and flipped over.
Compton was pronounced dead on scene.
This is Troop D’s 70th death in a road crash this year.