Driver Killed As Vehicle Rear Ends Semi

There was a two car crash that occurred in New Madrid County that occurred early Tuesday Morning. The crash happened at 4:30.a.m. on Interstate 55 at mile marker 31.7. A Ford Torus and a Semi Truck were involved in the crash. One victim was seriously injured in the crash. The victim was identified as 29 year-old Ridge H. Starnes. The car Starnes was driving hit the semi truck from behind when both vehicles were heading southbound. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the semi was not hurt in the crash.

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