Man dead after head-on collision with semi

Posted: Jul 23, 2014 9:12 AM by Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
Updated: Jul 23, 2014 10:31 AM

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MONITEAU COUNTY - A man is dead after his vehicle hit a semi head-on Tuesday afternoon.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said the accident occurred at 2 p.m. on Highway 50, just east of Business 50 West, when 56-year-old Paul Forbis of California, Missouri crossed the center line and hit a semi driven by 48-year-old Kevin Sheets of Versailles.

MSHP said Forbis was pronounced dead at the scene and Sheets was taken to Capital Region Medical Center with moderate injuries.

According to MSHP, both drivers were wearing their seat belts.

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