Ice covered roadway leads to fatal wreck

(KLZA)-- A Maryville, Missouri man was pronounced dead at the scene of a single vehicle wreck Monday evening in Holt County, Missouri.

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports 50-year-old James Hurst was eastbound on Route C, approximately two-and-a-half miles west of Maitland at 8:00 P.M. when his pickup began to slide on the ice covered roadway and traveled off the south side of the road, striking two trees and overturning onto the driver's side.

The Holt County Sheriff's Office and Atchison-Holt Ambulance also responded to the scene.

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