PATTONSBURG, MO – A driver from Grant City is dead after a fatal crash Thursday morning south of Pattonsburg.

A Highway Patrol crash report states the crash involved Charles Florea, 85, whose vehicle lost control on ice traveling south on I-35. It went off the west side down an embankment, overturning, and coming to rest upside down.

Florea was reportedly not wearing a seat belt. He was pronounced deceased on scene.