Crash in Boone County has Highway 40 Shutdown Between Midway and Rocheport

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October 4, 2016- Boone County Missouri- According to reports, the Boone County Fire Protection District has confirmed that one man in a van is dead following a terrible car crash at approximately 9:00 a.m. involving a dump truck. The fatality crash happened on Highway 40 between Midway and Rocheport, just west of Columbia.

The Missouri Department of Transportation communicated using Twitter that Highway 40 has been shutdown in both directions near at Route J. The road is expected to be closed for several hours, according to MODOT.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating as to what caused the crash.

It is also being reported that the dump truck’s driver, has refused to be taken to the hospital and was not treated at the scene.