Maries County Fatal
A 71-year-old Saint James man was killed in a single-vehicle accident at 1:04 Thursday afternoon on Highway 28, a mile and a half east of Highway 63 in Maries County. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports that a pickup driven by Gary L. Stearns ran off the right side of the road and overturned. Stearns was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced deceased at the scene at 2:28 pm. He was not wearing a safety device.