Effingham Truck Driver Dead After Accident Near Pana

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An Effingham truck driver is dead after crashing his rig near Pana Wednesday. The Christian County Sheriff’s office says the call came in around 1:15pm Wednesday for the single-vehicle accident on Bear Creek Road.

The driver of the rig, 62-year-old Jerry Newburn, was pronounced dead at the scene. An autopsy is being conducted to determine if Newburn suffered a medical issue prior to the crash.

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