MOBERLY, Mo. — A missing person out of Moberly was transported to the hospital after being discovered to have been in a car accident, and later succumbed to his injuries.

A Saturday morning news release from the Moberly Police Department reveals that Donald R. McCreery, 81, was determined to have been in a single-vehicle car accident overnight, and was discovered this morning in rural Randolph County, southwest of Moberly.

McCreery was taken to Moberly Regional Medical Center by ambulance, where he died of his injuries. Missouri State Highway Patrol is conducting the investigation.