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Galena, KS Man Dies in Single Vehicle Crash

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The Joplin Police Department responded to a crash this morning (April 19) around 9:50. Authorities say 54-year-old Brian R. Taylor was driving west on Murphy Blvd when he crossed the center of the road, drove off the side and hit an electronic traffic control box on the southwest corner of Murphy Blvd and Connecticut Avenue in Joplin.

Taylor was taken to Freeman Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 10:24 a.m. The incident is under investigation, but authorities say it appears that a medical emergency might have happened first, resulting in the crash.

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