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Wreck causes traffic trouble on I-55 in Scott County

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A Late night wreck creates trouble for drivers heading south on Interstate 55.

The wreck happened around 8:30p.m. Friday around the 82.5 mile marker in Scott County.

According to Trooper Greg Kenley with the Missouri Highway patrol, a car crashed into another one driven by a couple from Colorado.

Trooper Kenley says the suspect didn't stop he drove away.

Kenley says the suspect eventually crashed into a guard rail right around the 83.5 mile marker.

Trooper Kenley says the man got into a scuffle with a Scott County Sheriff's deputy and kicked him.

Police eventually arrested the man.  Charges are pending.

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