Cole County man killed after losing control of his car
Thu, 12 Sep 2013 10:25:13 GMT —
A 21-year-old man from Cole County is dead after a car crash.
It happened just before noon Wednesday in Miller County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Alexander Benke of Centertown, lost control going around a curve on Highway 87, north of Abbott Road.
His car went off the roadway, hitting a mailbox, before ultimately hitting an embankment and flipping over.
Benke was pronounced dead at Lake Regional Hospital.
His passenger, 83-year-old Juliann Rockers, was taken to St. Mary's Health Center for minor injuries.