A 24 year old male was killed in a single vehicle crash two miles north of Carthage. The accident occurred at 5:00 AM Friday morning. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, Ignacio E. Hernandez, of Carthage, MO, was the passenger of the northbound vehicle when the vehicle went off the right side of the roadway and overturned down a steep embankment. Deputy Coroner Hutchings pronounced Hernandez deceased at 6:13 AM.
Hernandez and the driver were not wearing safety restraints. Next of kin was notified.
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