Accident Claims Life of Trenton Man

By Mike Nielson |

Published 03/12 2014 05:29AM

Updated 03/12 2014 09:49PM

(TRENTON, Mo.) An accident claimed the life of a Trenton man early Tuesday morning.

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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