East Prairie man killed in Thursday night accident

Saturday, February 7, 2009

EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- An East Prairie man died of injuries after his car struck a tree Thursday in Mississippi County.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 8:15 p.m., James L. Stone, 43, was traveling on County Road 525, two miles east of East Prairie, when his vehicle ran off the north side of the road and struck a tree. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Mississippi County Coroner Terry Parker at 8:42 p.m. and transported to Shelby Funeral Home.

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