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Crash of two big rigs shut down I-44 Sunday

INTERSTATE 44 WAS CLOSED FOR A TIME SUNDAY AFTERNOON EAST OF LEBANON IN LACLEDE COUNTY FOLLOWING THE CRASH OF TWO BIG RIGS…THE HIGHWAY PATROL SAID A 2019 KENWORTH, OPERATED BY 53 YEAR OLD ROLAND MATARAZZO OF CLEARWATER, FLORIDA, WAS PARKED ON THE SHOULDER WHEN A 2020 INTERNATIONAL, DRIVEN BY 42 YEAR OLD LAMARIAN GATES OF EAST ST. LOUIS WENT ON TO THE SHOULDER AND COLLIDED WITH THE OTHER VEHICLE…BOTH DRIVERS WERE TAKEN TO AREA HOSPITALS FOR TREATMENT FOLLOWING THE MISHAP AT 2:25 NEAR THE WESTBOUND 142 MILE MARKER…


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