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Missouri Highway Patrol

Friday, October 7, 2011

Carl R. Besher, 39, of Piedmont, died at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 3 when the 1987 Freightliner tractor trailer he was driving overturned on Route J, six miles south of Fremont. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the trailer skidded out of control on a curve, causing the truck to overturn. Besher was not wearing a seatbelt and was pronounced dead at the scene by deputy coroner Eric McSpadden. Besher's body was taken to McSpadden Funeral Home in Van Buren.