Saint James Driver Dead After I-44 Accident Tuesday Night

A 44-year-old Saint James man is dead following a two-vehicle accident at 8:10 Tuesday night on I-44 at the 221.4 Mile Marker eastbound. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports that a pickup driven by James M. Hendrickson ran off the right side of the road and struck the rear of a semi-tractor trailer, which was stationary on the shoulder of the highway. Hendrickson was ejected from his pickup and later pronounced deceased at Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan.