Salem Man Killed After Vehicle Overturns

DENT COUNTY, Mo. - A Salem, Missouri, man was killed Saturday afternoon after his vehicle went off the road and overturned.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol online crash report, 44-year-old Shannon Williams was headed eastbound on Highway B, four miles east of Highway 19, when he didn't negotiate a curve, went off the right side of the road, returned to the road and overcorrected, went off the road again, hit an embankment and overturned. Williams was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene by the county sheriff at 4:35 p.m.

Williams was not wearing a seatbelt, according to the MSHP. 

This was the third fatality in April for Troop I and the ninth fatality this year. 

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