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Clayton bypass wreck kills one

Posted October 5, 2011 5:44 a.m. EDT
Updated October 5, 2011 10:05 a.m. EDT

— A pickup truck crashed into the rear of a tractor-trailer along U.S. Highway 70 Bypass in Clayton early Wednesday, killing one person, state troopers said.

The pickup truck driver died in the early-morning wreck in the westbound lanes of U.S. 70 Bypass, near Exit 323 to Ranch Road. The tractor-trailer driver was not injured.

More details, including the deceased's identity, haven't been released.

The right lane of U.S. 70 Bypass and the exit ramp to Ranch Road were closed until around 9 a.m.