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      Holts Summit man dies in county road crash

      A 23-year-old man from Holts Summit died Wednesday after a one-vehicle crash on County Road 4037.
      A 23-year-old man from Holts Summit died Wednesday after a one-vehicle crash on County Road 4037.


      Brandon Higgins lost control of the '99 Mercury Sable while entering a curve in the road at a high rate of speed.


      The car skidded off the left side of the roadway, striking a mailbox, then overturned several times. Higgins, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected from the vehicle while it was rolling.


      He was pronounced dead at University Hospital after being life-flighted from the scene.


      Next of kin has been notified.

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