Five vehicles were involved in a crash Sunday night at 820, in Pemiscot County. One person is dead. Missouri Highway Patrol reports indicate that 42-year old Eddie Spriggs,of kennett, was riding a MOPED Super motor westbound on US Highway 412, when he was struck by a Ford F150 truck driven by 37-year old William Leedy of Coffeyville, Kansas. Spriggs’s scooter was then also hit by a Suburban driven by Levester Rhines of Kennett and a car driven by Susie Armstrong of Caruthersville. Armstrong’s car then slid into a Chevy silverado stopped on the side of the road. All involved in this crash were using safety devices. Spriggs was pronounced dead at the scene by Pemiscot County Coroner Jim Brimhall. A passenger in Armstrong’s car, 54-year old Herman Sheperd, of Caruthersville, sustained serious injuries and was flown to Memphis for treatment. Otherwise only minor injuries were logged. Spriggs is fatality # 59 for Troop E in 2016.
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