A Pittsfield man is dead after a culvert collapsed on a Pike County Highway. 

Emergency crews were called to the scene east of New Salem early Sunday morning. Crews arrived to find an R-E-A work truck in the collapsed roadway near a culvert. The driver, 52-year-old Robert Moss of Pittsfield, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Work crews had been called into the area following power outages caused by thunderstorms in the area. Fire and rescue crews from Baylis, Griggsville, North Pike and Pittsfield assisted along with Pike County Ambulance.

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