A man from Louisiana died after his truck had a head on collision with a tractor trailer on Interstate 55 near Fruitland. the Missouri State Highway said that the accident occurred yesterday after 9 p.m. at the 106 mile marker when the driver of the truck, Leonard Giardelli, of Walker, Louisiana., was driving south in the northbound lane. His truck then collided with a northbound tractor trailer driven by 43 year old Anthony Reed,of Charleston. The Cape Girardeau County Coroner Dennis Turner pronounced Giardelli dead at the scene. Northbound traffic was diverted for several hours as crews worked the scene but all lanes are back open. This is the 47th vehicle fatality for the year of 2017.