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A Jamesport, Missouri, man was killed in an accident early Thursday on Missouri Highway 6, 3 miles west of Trenton.

Eric S. Virtue, 38, was killed in the head-on collision when a vehicle driven by Russell L. Louderback, 61, of Trenton crossed the center line on the highway and struck his Chevrolet Cavalier at about 5:30 a.m., according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report.

Virtue, who was pronounced dead at the scene, was wearing a seat belt. Louderback, who was not wearing a seat belt, according to the patrol report, initially was taken to Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton with serious injuries before being transferred to St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.