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Death under investigation

Thursday, February 28, 2008

ALTON -- An accident involving the death of an Alton man is still under investigation and charges may be filed, according to officials with Troop G of the Missouri Highway Patrol.

According to officer Dale Pounds of Troop G of the Missouri Highway Patrol, Justin Crews, 21, of Alton lost control of the 1999 Chevy he was driving at 4:21 a.m. Feb. 24.

Crews was traveling west on Highway 160 about three miles west of Alton when he ran off the left side of the road, struck a culvert and over-turned.

The trooper said Crews was ejected from the vehicle and ran over by another vehicle that left the scene of the accident.

Crews was pronounced dead at the scene by Oregon County Coroner Tom Clary at 5 a.m.

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