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Jan. 9, 2024Coffey, Mo. |  By: Jeremy Werner

Elderly man dies in single-vehicle wreck


COFFEY, Mo. - The Missouri State Highway Patrol says snow caused a fatal crash in Daviess County this week.

The Patrol says Robert Henderson, 67, of Coffey was driving a 2000 Buick LeSabre on MO State Highway 13, about five miles south of Coffey.

At 4:40 p.m.M Monday, Henderson lost control of the Buick which traveled off the road and down an embankment before striking a tree limb.

The Patrol says Henderson was pronounced dead 33 minutes later at the scene. It's unknown if he was wearing a seatbelt.