Benton man dies following Friday crash

Sunday, February 18, 2018

KELSO, Mo. -- A Benton man died following a single-vehicle crash late Friday in Scott County.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred at 8:50 p.m. Friday on US Highway 61, two miles south of Kelso, as the southbound vehicle driven by 47-year-old Lee M. Holland of Benton ran off the right side of the road and overturned, ejecting him from the vehicle.

Holland was transported by ambulance to Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, where he was pronounced dead at 12:34 p.m. Saturday.

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