MADISON COUNTY, MO. (WSIL) -- An 80-year-old man from Fredericktown is dead after crashing his jeep.
According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the incident happened on Friday at 7:50 a.m. on Highway 72 four miles outside of Fredricktown.
Troopers say Thomas R. Slinkard was driving eastbound in a 2003 Jeep Wrangler when the vehicle went off the left side of the road and hit an embankment.
Slinkard, who had not been wearing a seatbelt, was ejected from the jeep.
The Madison County Coroner pronounced him dead the scene.