A Richards man was killed in a one-vehicle accident that occurred Tuesday in Henry County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a westbound 1999 Peterbilt driven by 51-year old David W. Utter, was on Missouri 52, 0.4 miles east of County Road SW 901 (east of Montrose) sometime after midnight, when the truck ran off the right side of the roadway. The driver overcorrected, and the truck returned to the roadway and overturned.

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Utter was pronounced dead at 12:26 a.m., by Henry County Deputy Coroner Paul Abbott. The body was taken to Vansant-Mills Funeral Home.

The Peterbilt was totaled.

Henry County Deputies assisted the four Troopers on scene.

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