1 dead, 1 seriously injured in 190 accident
A Kansas City, Kansas man is dead and a 15 year old Chillicothe male is injured in a one car accident Christmas Eve.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says at 2:35pm Monday, a Corvette driven by 80 year old Edward R. Gault of Kansas City, Kansas was westbound on Highway 190. The car crested a hill at a high rate of speed, became airborne and traveled off the north side of the roadway. The Highway Patrol official report stated the car then went down a ditch, hit an embankment, became airborne and overturned onto the top of the car.
Edward Gault was pronounced dead at 3:45pm by the Coroner. A passenger in the car, 15 year old Josh Gault of Chillicothe was taken by Lifeflight Eagle to Truman Medical Center in Kansas City.
Both persons were wearing a safety device.