UPDATE: Victim Identified in Fatal Boone County Car Crash

By: WIFR Newsroom
By: WIFR Newsroom

UPDATE: We now know the name of the man killed in car crash Thursday in Boone County.

Boone County Coroner Rebecca Wigget says Kenneth Kazort, 32, of Capron died from head injuries he suffered in the crash.

The Boone County Sheriff's Department says Kazort was heading south on Russellville Road when he smashed into the a garbage truck backing out of a driveway.

The Sheriff's Department is investigating the crash.

BOONE COUNTY (WIFR) -- A man is dead after he crashes his car into garbage truck in Boone County.

The sheriff's department says around 11:15 a.m. Thursday a dump truck was backing out of a driveway, when a car heading south on the 12000 block of Russellville Road,smashed into the truck.

The driver of the car died at the scene. Right now his name isn't being released. The driver of the garbage truck was treated and released.

The crash is still under investigation.

BOONE COUNTY (WIFR) – A serious crash after a car and garbage truck collide in Boone County. The coroner was called to the scene.

It happened this morning in the 12000 block of Russellville Road, near Woodstock and Grange Hall Roads. Authorities are not yet releasing details of the crash or the name of the victim. We’ll bring you that information as soon as it becomes available.

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