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Fatal Crash Near Oronogo on Highway 96

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The Missouri Highway Patrol reports one man was killed in a crash Saturday just after noon on Missouri Highway 96 a half mile west of Oronogo. 82-year old Merle Norvell died after his truck was hit from behind.  84-year old John Wilkins failed to yield and hit Norvell who's truck overturned ejecting him.

Wilkins was tested for alcohol at the scene. This marked Troop D's 37th fatality for 2018. 

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