Brian Real Killed in 18-Wheeler Accident on Highway 67 in Jefferson County, MO
Jefferson County, MO -- On October 8, 2019, 43-year-old Brian Real was killed when his tractor-trailer overturned on Highway 67 in Jefferson County.
Authorities with the Missouri State Highway Patrol say the incident happened shortly before 3:00 p.m. on the highway near Meyer Road. The cause of the wreck isn't clear, but investigators say Real's tractor-trailer overturned across both lanes of the roadway. The crashed truck leaked a significant quantity of diesel fuel onto the road, prompting hazmat response.
Real suffered critical injuries and was airlifted from the scene to an area hospital where he later died.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
No further information is available at this time.