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Fatality in Montgomery County Sunday Morning

ISP responded to a one-vehicle crash on I-55 southbound near milepost 68, 5 miles south of Farmersville in Montgomery County. 53-year-old Daniel C. Behrends of Sullivan, Missouri was in a 2001 Chevy Silverado pickup truck. 


On Sunday morning around 5:17 AM the truck left the roadway for unknown reasons and rolled over. The driver was trapped inside the vehicle and had to be extricated.  Behrends was airlifted to a local trauma center with serious injuries. Both front and rear-seat passengers were not wearing seatbelts and were ejected from the vehicle. 


The rear seat passenger, 51-year-old Alvin L. Hunter of Sullivan Missouri was pronounced deceased on arrival from the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office. 33-year-old Raven E. Smith of Sullivan, Missouri was also transported by ambulance to a local trauma center with serious injuries. 


The crash is still under investigation by the Traffic Crash Reconstruction Unit and ISP. No further information is available at this time. 


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