HAYTI, Mo. (KMOX) – A truck driver from the Metro-East is dead following a crash along southbound Interstate 55 in southeast Missouri.
The highway patrol says 40-year-old Damon Gregory of Marissa, Illinois was killed Sunday afternoon when his rig went off the roadway, struck a cable barrier, and landed on its side.
The crash happened a few miles outside of Hayti, in Pemiscot County.
Gregory’s trailer carried the name of East St. Louis-based Beelman Truck Company.