Deadly Crash On Route Y In Miller County Leaves One Deputy Dead

The Missouri State Highway Patrol confirms with KTTS News that a Miller County deputy was killed in a crash Friday evening.

Troopers say around 6 p.m. Friday evening Deputy Casey Shoemate was responding to a call on Route Y in Miller County.

The Miller County Sheriff's Office says Shoemate hit a car head-on when trying to pass a firetruck.

The 26-year-old deputy was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the other car was airlifted to a hospital in Columbia.

 

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