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      New Bloomfield man killed in head-on crash

      A New Bloomfield man was killed in a head-on crash on Route CC Thursday evening. The accident happened around 6:25 p.m. about 3 miles south of Route O in Callaway County.

      A New Bloomfield man was killed in a head-on crash on Route CC Thursday evening. The accident happened around 6:25 p.m. about 3 miles south of Route O in Callaway County.

      According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 27-year-old Chad Fleischmann was riding passenger in a pickup truck driven by 27-year-old Justin McDonald of Mokane. McDonald tried to avoid hitting another car that was driving on the wrong side of the road, but the vehicles collided head-on.

      Fleischmann was pronounced dead at the scene. McDonald and the other driver, 53-year-old Lori Conner of Mokane, were both airlifted to University Hospital in serious condition.

      No one was wearing a seat belt.

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