An Edwards man died in a one-vehicle accident that occurred late Monday night in Benton County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a southbound 2009 Toyota Corolla, driven by 61-year-old Kenny L. Foster of Edwards, was on Missouri 7, south of Route PP at 9:45 p.m., when he suffered a medical event, causing the vehicle to run off the left side of the roadway, impacting an embankment. The vehicle then returned to the roadway & ran off the right side, striking a ditch. He was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, according to the report.

Foster was transported to Lake Regional Hospital by Life Flight Eagle, and pronounced dead at 12:10 a.m. this morning by Dr. Roger Campbell.

Benton County Deputies assisted the Patrol at the scene.

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