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  • Dixon man killed in auto accident in Miller County

  • A Dixon man was killed in a one-vehicle accident about 9:50 p.m. Thursday on Highway 17 about six-tenths of a mile south of Rt. K in Miller County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
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  • A Dixon man was killed in a one-vehicle accident about 9:50 p.m. Thursday on Highway 17 about six-tenths of a mile south of Rt. K in Miller County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
    Pronounced dead at the scene was Ryan J. Lekey, 24.
    The accident occurred as the 2004 Ford Explorer he was driving entered a curve, crossed the centerline, traveled off the left side of the roadway, struck and tree and overturned, and then collided with another tree.
    He was not wearing a seat belt.
    This was the first traffic fatality for Highway Patrol Troop F in June and the ninth of the year.
    Lekey’s body was taken by Miller County Coroner Rick Callahan to Fancher-Rekus Funeral Home in Iberia.

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