Harrison man killed in Missouri accident

A man from Harrison was killed Tuesday evening in a crash in Southwest Missouri. Thirty-seven-year-old Richard Slankard was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when Slankard's vehicle was struck from behind by a vehicle driven by a man from Pineville, Missouri. The impact caused Slankard's vehicle to run off the roadway and overturn. He was not wearing a seat belt.

The accident occurred on U.S. Highway 71, five miles south of Pineville, at 6:28 Tuesday evening.

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