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Man suffered deadly medical event before crash in Miller County

Missouri State Highway Patrol Vehicle parked with its lights on.
Missouri State Highway Patrol
Missouri State Highway Patrol Vehicle parked with its lights on.

MILLER COUNTY, Mo. (KMIZ)

Jan. 28 update:

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has updated its report after a crash in Miller County earlier this week.

Troopers said Roger G. Heckemeyer, 61, of St. Elizabeth, died from a medical event before the crash on Boeckman Bridge Road on Monday afternoon. According to the crash report, Heckemeyer's pickup truck went off of the side of the road and hit a fence after the event.

Nobody else was hurt in the crash.

Original story:

A St. Elizabeth man was killed on Monday afternoon after a crash in Miller County.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash happened at 5:50 p.m. on Boeckman Bridge Road north of Pioneer Road.

Troopers said Roger G. Heckemeyer, 61, drove a pickup truck off of the side of the road and hit a fence. The Miller County Coroner pronounced Heckemeyer dead at the scene.

According to the crash report, Heckemeyer wasn't wearing a seat belt.

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Zachary Farwell

Zachary Farwell is the assignment editor and former senior producer at ABC 17 News.

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