Fatal Guard Crash

1 decade 9 months 2 weeks ago Thursday, March 29 2007 Mar 29, 2007 Thursday, March 29, 2007 3:25:43 PM CDT March 29, 2007 in News
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CAMDENTON (AP) - The highway patrol says one woman is dead after a Missouri National Guard truck slammed into her car that was stopped along U-S 54 near Camdenton. The dead woman is identified as 22-year-old Terra Pinkerton of Camdenton. Troopers say she was eastbound Wednesday afternoon when she stopped her on the shoulder of the highway and was struck from behind by a heavy tractor unit that veered off the highway. The truck crashed into the car, ran up and over it and through a guard rail before plunging down a steep embankment into some woods. The Am-General M-818 tractor was driven by 39-year-old National Guard member Jackie Morris of Aurora. The National Guard said the vehicle was in a two-truck convoy, but had no other comment.

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