Crash kills 1 near Republic, Mo. Friday; driver identified

Published: Aug. 19, 2022 at 5:37 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 19, 2022 at 7:33 PM CDT
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REPUBLIC, Mo. (KY3) - The Missouri Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash near Republic.

Thomas R. McPhetridge, 59, of Billings, Mo., died in the crash.

The crash happened around 2 p.m. Friday near Highway N and Farm Road 168. Troopers say McPhetridge drove through a stop sign and hit a car. The crash ejected McPhetridge from his pickup. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

The driver of the car suffered moderate injuries in the crash.

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