Roy A. Martin Killed in Accident at US Hwy 63 near West Plains, MO

June 6, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Roy A. Martin
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 63, West Plains, MO, U.S.

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Missouri State Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Kenworth T800, Peterbilt 379
US Hwy 63
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Kenworth T800 and a Peterbilt 379 collided head-on

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a collision that killed one person involved at US Hwy 63 near West Plains, MO on June 6th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 4:37 p.m. According to investigators, a southbound tractor-trailer allegedly crossed a center line before colliding head-on with a northbound tractor-trailer. Reports indicate the driver of the southbound truck, 55-year-old Roy A. Martin, was fatally injured. The other driver, identified as 35-year-old Justin R. McClain, was seriously injured and hospitalized. Additional information was not available.

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