Man killed on 13 Highway in Monday morning wreck

One driver was killed and another injured when two cars collided Monday morning on 13 Highway between Lexington and Higginsville.

A man driving a Pontiac swerved to miss another vehicle and struck an oncoming SUV head-on, said a spokesman for the Missouri Highway Patrol. He was not wearing a seatbelt, MHP said, and was ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The woman driving the SUV suffered minor injuries and was taken to Lafayette County Hospital.

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