The accident happened just after 6:00 a.m. when Randall D. Phillips, 46, was traveling eastbound on 28th Street. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, he pulled into the path of a Peterbilt truck traveling northbound on U.S. Highway 65.
Phillips was pronounced dead at the scene while the driver of the truck was taken to Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton with moderate injuries.
Neither driver was wearing a safety belt.
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