HILLSBORO, Mo. – The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports a fatal single-vehicle accident that happened on southbound Allen Road, south of Rice Road, at approximately 2:06 p.m. Friday afternoon.
Troopers say the vehicle, an SUV, began sliding on loose gravel and then driver lost control. The SUV spun out, hit a tree, then continued to spin the other direction into a ditch where it began overturning.
The driver of the vehicle, 41-year-old Donald Eiring of Hillsboro, Missouri, was pronounced dead on the scene of the accident.
The passenger suffered only minor injuries.
Neither the driver or passenger were wearing their seatbelt.