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Missouri State Highway Patrol identifies victim of deadly crash near Brighton

Highway 13 south of Brighton, Mo.
Highway 13 south of Brighton, Mo.(KYTV)
Published: Mar. 4, 2021 at 7:35 AM CST|Updated: Mar. 4, 2021 at 10:19 AM CST
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NEAR BRIGHTON, Mo. (KY3) - The Missouri Highway Patrol identified a driver killed in a crash near Brighton Thursday morning.

Jacob Buckner, of Fair Play, died in the crash.

Investigators say the Buckner crashed into the back of a tractor-trailer on State Highway 13 around 6:30 a.m. Buckner died at the scene.

Crews closed the northbound lanes of the highway for several hours to clear the wreckage.

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