Crawford County man killed in winter-weather accident on I-44

CUBA, MO (CRAWFORD COUNTY) – A man from Crawford County was killed during a winter-weather rollover accident in the same county yesterday evening, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The crash occurred west of Cuba, on eastbound I-44, near the 206.2 mile marker, at 6:19 p.m.

57-year-old Cuba resident John P. Cramer was operating a 1997 GMC C150 when he began to skid on the snowy and icy roadway. He went off the right side of the highway, and the vehicle rolled over.

Cramer, who was reportedly not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, was partially ejected from the vehicle during the accident.

He was declared dead at the scene at 6:26 p.m.

No other people were reported as injured.

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