A Lake Ozark man was pronounced dead on February 23 following an accident on US 54 in Cole County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 2003 Chevy Silverado traveled off the roadway at Shepherd Hills Rd. and struck a ditch. 84-year-old Claude G. Davidson was pronounced dead after being transferred by EMS to University Hospital in Columbia. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the truck was totaled in the accident. This is the third fatality for the Troop F region in February, and the 8th fatality of 2019 in that region.