STRAFFORD, Missouri – The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports a 33 year-old Marshfield man has died after colliding with a semi on I-44 Friday morning.

Lynden A. Berser was identified by troopers as the deceased victim. His body was transported to the Greene County Medical Examiner’s Office after he was declared deceased at the scene by Coroner Michelle Waters.

The report says Berser was travelling westbound in the eastbound lane when he struck a  2009 Freightliner head-on at the 88.4 mile-marker.

As required by law, the surviving driver from Colorado was given a blood-alcohol test.

Trooper Henley responded at 2:08 am and was assisted by a crash team member in the investigation.