Holts Summit man identified in Highway 63 crash in southern Boone County

One person is dead following a motor vehicle collision involving a passenger vehicle and a dump truck on Highway 63 northbound near Zumwalt Road. (KRCG 13)

Missouri State Highway Patrol identified the male victim in Thursday morning's crash as 33-year-old Aaron Meeks.

Meeks, from Holts Summit, was driving rapidly when his Dodge Charger struck the rear end of Jimmy Bittle's dump truck, according to the crash report.

Authorities said Meeks was not wearing a seat belt.

Officials said the crash happened around 6:39 a.m. on Highway 63 northbound near Zumwalt Road.

The Major Crash Team was expected to be on scene another two hours, as of 9:30 a.m.

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