Missouri News

New London man dies in crash west of Saverton

Posted: Nov. 30, 2019 10:10 pm Updated: Nov. 30, 2019 10:56 pm

SAVERTON, Mo. -- A New London man died in a Saturday afternoon crash west of Saverton.

The Missouri Highway Patrol said that a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Darrell E. Taylor, 19, was traveling east on Route N, 2.5 miles west of Saverton, at 12:50 p.m. The patrol said the vehicle lost control on the wet road, ran off the left side of the road and overturned, coming to rest on its top in the ditch.

Taylor, who was not wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene by Acting Ralls County Coroner Sgt. Shawn Lenard at 1:24 p.m.

Taylor was taken by Ralls County Ambulance to James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal.

The patrol was assisted by the Ralls County Sheriff's Department, Hannibal Fire Department and Hannibal Rural Fire Department.


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