Saturday, August 27, 2016

Albany Man Killed in Wreck Near Clarksdale

An Albany man was killed in a wreck near Clarksdale Saturday afternoon at around 1 pm. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports that a 2007 Dodge Caravan driven by Wesley Burton (68) of Albany was westbound on Route 6 four miles north of Clarksdale. He traveled off the north side of the roadway, down an embankment, and struck a tree, a ditch, and several more trees. It then spun around and struck a final tree. The vehicle came to rest off the roadway on its wheels facing south. Burton was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

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