Freeburg, Missouri— The victim of Tuesday’s Osage County five-car crash has been identified.
David Harper, 55, of Dixon Missouri was one of six people involved in a crash on U.S. Route 63 at Route JJ. The incident happened at approximately 1:30 p.m., according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s crash report #180193574.
Five cars were traveling southbound when three of the vehicles were stopped behind a 2001 Jeep Cherokee. The driver of the Jeep was making a left turn when one car struck another, creating a domino effect as two others crashed into the one before it. According to the traffic crash report, the crash happened when a 2013 Dodge Dart driven by Tina M. Fountain, 47, of Ballwin MO, a 2008 Chevrolet Suburban driven by Rebecca A. Weyrauch, 32, of Ava MO and a 1999 Buick Lasabre driven by Harper of Dixon, were all stopped behind a 2001 Jeep Cherokee, driven by Tori D. Allen, 26, of Freeburg MO, as it was making a left turn.