VERSAILLES, Missouri- A 39 year-old man was killed in a single-vehicle accident on Route J in Morgan County Saturday evening according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The incident happened at the intersection of Peter Pan Drive.
Jason Cleaves of Versailles was pronounced deceased at the scene by County Coroner M.B. Jones and taken to Scriver-Morrow Funeral Home. He was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, the report said.
Troopers say the accident happened when the northbound Cleaves went off the right side of the road and became airborne. The vehicle then struck a concrete bridge support and came to rest in a creek bed. The 1995 Ford Countour was totaled.
Trooper Wagner and Sgt. Barbour responded at 5:46 p.m.