A Ridgeway man lost his life in an accident Thursday morning on Route T five miles south of Ridgeway, and four miles north of Highway 136 in Harrison County.
Harrison County Coroner Zach Wilson pronounced 83-year-old Thomas Carrall dead at the scene of the accident at 11 oâ€™clock this morning. His body was transported to the Roberson Funeral Home at Bethany.
The crash happened in a MoDOT work zone as Carrall was northbound on Route T in his 1996 GMC SierraÂ when he struck an unoccupied MoDOT dump truck head-on that was parked in the northbound lane, facing south.
Carallâ€™s GMC Sierra was demolished while the MoDOT dump truck was listed with minor damage.
The patrol report noted that Carrall was not using a seatbelt.