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A Stanberry man was killed Saturday morning when the golf cart he was driving collided with a Toyota pickup truck in Gentry County.

Posted: Jun 8, 2019 7:46 PM

(GENTRY COUNTY, Mo.) A Stanberry man was killed Saturday morning when the golf cart he was driving collided with a Toyota pickup truck in Gentry County.

The crash happening on U.S. 136 three miles northeast of Stanberry just after 10:30 a.m.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the collision happened as the pickup truck, driven by 60-year-old David Newton, was traveling eastbound when the golf cart attempted to cross the road and drove into the path of the truck. 

The man driving the golf cart, 89-year-old Ralph Pierce, was ejected from the cart. Pierce was taken to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Troopers say the next of kin has been notified.

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