(Lebanon)–A Laclede County man was killed in a one-vehicle traffic accident around 9:30 Friday night on Highway 32, five miles west of Lebanon. The highway patrol identifies the deceased motorist as 38-year-old Travis G. Nelson of Lebanon. Nelson was the driver of a 2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer; and according to the patrol, Nelson lost control of the vehicle, which traveled off the roadway, struck a culvert, and overturned. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Laclede County Coroner Steve Murrell. A passenger in the vehicle, 38-year-old Susan M. Nelson, received serious injuries and sought her own treatment. This is the first fatal crash for July in the Troop I highway patrol area and the 17th for the year.