ADAIR COUNTY, Mo. — A vehicle accident was fatal for a Kirksville resident Tuesday afternoon, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol’s crash report.

Troopers were called to US 63 Highway, one mile north of Kirksville, at 3:20 p.m. Upon arrival, they found a vehicle driven by Gene McVey, 80, had run off the road and overturned while traveling southbound.

McVey received fatal injuries in the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene. He is alleged to have not been wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash.