Richland man killed in rollover crash on Hwy 17 in Pulaski County
Posted on Saturday, December 12th, 2020
LAQUEY, MO (PULASKI COUNTY) – A 60-year-old man was killed after being ejected during a crash in Pulaski County this morning, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The accident occurred near Laquey on Highway 17 (Route 66), north of Shooter Drive, just before 8 a.m.
60-year-old James E. Holley, of Richland, was operating a 2001 Toyota Tundra when he went off the left side of the highway. The vehicle collided with a culvert, causing it to roll over onto its side.
Holley was ejected from the car and was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:31 a.m.
He was reportedly not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the accident.
No other people were reported as injured.
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