An Amoret man was killed in a single-vehicle crash that occurred Sunday morning in Bates County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that an eastbound Ford Explorer, driven by 63-year-old David W. Dunlap of Amoret, Mo., was on Missouri 52, west of Route J (just east of 1101 Road) at 7:10 a.m., when the vehicle traveled off the roadway & returned, and the driver overcorrected. The vehicle then overturned, struck an embankment and the driver was ejected. Dunlap was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, according to the report.

Dunlap was pronounced dead at 8:34 a.m. by Dr. Anthony Decker at Bates County Memorial Hospital.

The Ford Explorer was totaled and towed from the scene by Don's Truck Towing.


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