SPRING SPRINGS, Mo. — A 51-year-old Sweet Springs, Missouri man was killed Monday morning following a single vehicle-crash.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the wreck took place around 8 a.m. on Missouri 127 southbound, just south of 150th Street.
The driver of a 2008 Dodge 2500, identified as Russell Sims, was traveling south on Missouri 127 when he experienced a medical problem causing the vehicle to go off the road, striking a fence and embankment.
The highway patrol said Sims was pronounced dead on the scene. He was the only one inside the vehicle.
It is unknown if he was wearing a seat belt.