Troy man, 51, killed in rollover crash on Highway 47

TROY, MO – A 51-year-old man was killed in a rollover car crash west of Troy on Saturday morning, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The collision occurred at about 10:30 a.m., about a mile and a half west of Troy, near the intersection of Highway 47 and Mennemeyer Road, when the driver of a 1992 Chevrolet Silverado, 51-year-old Barney Harris, went off the right side of the roadway.

Harris, of Troy, overcorrected the vehicle, causing it to skid as it returned to the road. The vehicle then traveled off the left side of the roadway before rolling over an unspecified number of times.

Harris was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:52 a.m.

He was wearing his seatbelt when the crash occurred.

No other injuries were reported in the collision.

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