BOONE COUNTY, Mo.– A Centralia man is dead after a head-on collision this morning in Boone County.  Highway Patrol reports the crash occurred on Highway 124 approximately 560 feet north of Old Mo 124 at 8:49 this morning. 635495768853352660-deadly-fatal-crash-generic-graphic

Hamilton Richardson, 48, of Centralia was travelling northbound when he crossed the center line, and struck a dump truck driven by William Willis, 68, of Auxvasse, who was heading south.

Richardson was pronounced dead at the scene. Willis was taken to Boone Hospital for treatment of moderate injuries.