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July 19, 2013Union Star, MO |  By: Holley

Vehicle Fire Death

A Union Star man was killed when the vehicle he was in caught fire this week.

According to officials from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 66 year old John F rotterman of Union Star died Monday. Troop H officers responded to a report of a vehicle fire on U.S Highway 169 east of Union Star in Dekalb County. When they arrived, officers found the vehicle engulfed in flames. Rotterman was pronounced dead at the scene by the Dekalb County Coroner. The Patrol is continuing to investigate the incident.