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Fatal accident takes life of driver from Nevada

Patrol originally listed man killed as occupant

A fatal car accident in Nevada’s Marmaduke Park sometime on the morning of January 1st has taken the life of a man from Nevada.

In a correction to the original report, the Missouri State Highway Patrol says the crash occurred when a car driven by 21-year-old Jerrod R. Gerster failed to negotiate a curve, left the roadway and struck a tree.

Gerster was pronounced dead at 8:10 a.m.

A passenger, 21-year-old Cayden A. Cambell,  suffered serious injuries.

Authorities aren’t sure exactly what time the crash occurred. .

The accident remains under investigation.

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