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Fairfield man involved in fatal crash

DES MOINES – A Fairfield man was involved in a fatal accident Tuesday near Des Moines.

According to a crash report from the Iowa State Patrol, 44-year-old Gantry Miller of West Des Moines was killed in the accident. At approximately 9:45 a.m., Miller pulled his vehicle to the right shoulder of Interstate 80 in the eastbound lane near mile marker 140. He exited his vehicle and was struck by a passing semi. Miller was declared dead at the scene of the accident.

The driver of the semi was Terry Peters, 67, of Fairfield.

The accident remains under investigation.

Miller co-hosted the radio show “The Drive with Wolfgang and Steen” on 1700 The Champ. The radio station announced his death on its website.