by: Scott McCaulley

The name of the driver from Arkansas killed in a two vehicle crash in Southern Taney County just after 12 Noon Monday has been released.

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports Jimmie Elliot, 47, of Rogers was killed when his vehicle that was eastbound on Highway 86 just east of the Long Creek Bridge crossed the center line and hit a semi-truck head on driven by 22 year old Taylor Shrock of Green Forest.

Elliot was declared dead at the scene while Shrock was not injured but was tested for alcohol in accordance with Missouri Law.

The crash slowed up traffic on Highway 86 for several hours Monday afternoon.