Saint Louis Man Dead In Texas County Crash

A 51-year-old Saint Louis man is dead following a 3-vehicle crash at 4:50 Monday afternoon on Highway 63 at Gardner Road, 4.5 miles north of Cabool in Texas County. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports that James F. Russo died after his pickup crossed the center line of the roadway and struck a car driven by 43-year-old Latisha M. Harris of Fort Mitchell, Alabama. Russo’s pickup then struck a tractor-trailer driven by 51-year-old Richard A. Fish of Connersville, Indiana. Russo was pronounced deceased at the scene. The others involved suffered minor injuries. Everyone but Russo was wearing a safety device.