UPDATE: 9 p.m. – The driver was recently identified in a Highway Patrol crash report as Willard Meyer, 95, of Jefferson City. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Meyer reportedly failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway. The vehicle struck a large rock, and several trees before overturning.
COOPER COUNTY, MO – A single vehicle accident was fatal for the driver Thursday afternoon in Cooper County.
Prairie Home Fire Protection District was assisted by Cooper County Fire in responding to a rollover crash on Route O, south of Swan Road. The vehicle rolled several times according to emergency crews, and came to rest upside down.
The driver has not yet been identified by authorities. He was pronounced dead at the scene.