Driver Killed in Solo Semi Crash

A New Madrid Missouri truck driver died in a semi crash on Monday Morning. The crash happened on Interstate 55 when the semi was traveling both around 5.a.m. when the truck ran off the roadway  near mile marker 88.6 police say. The truck struck both a guard rail and a railing and a guard rail on the bridge crossing Ramsey Creek. After the truck crossed the creek it ran off the embankment on the right side of the roadway. The truck then crashed into a cluster of trees before coming to a rest. The man, who was killed in the crash, was identified as 49 year-old Robert E. Law. He was pronounced dead by the county coroner at 5:12.a.m. on Monday morning .It is undetermined at this time as to where the truck was headed.

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