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UPDATED Two men die after crash on US 67 in Farmington Friday morning
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UPDATED Two men die after crash on US 67 in Farmington Friday morning

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Two area men were killed after a crash on U.S. 67 south of Maple Street in Farmington Friday morning.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 7:18 a.m., 67-year-old Paul E. Smith of Mineral Point was driving a 2011 GMC Sierra northbound in the southbound lanes of U.S. 67 when he struck the front of a 2012 Chevrolet Sonic driven by Josh Boyer, 25, of Fredericktown.

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Smith was pronounced dead on the scene by Assistant Coroner Greg Armstrong.

According to reports, Boyer received serious injuries and was taken by Air Evac to Mercy Hospital-St. Louis where he later died. 

The report states Boyer was wearing a seat belt and Smith was not wearing a seat belt. Both vehicles were totaled.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol was assisted by the St. Francois County Sheriff’s Department.


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