A Sedalia man was killed Saturday in a one-vehicle wreck that occurred in Henry County at 5:30 a.m.

25-year-old Cody M. Bennefeld was the driver of a westbound 1998 Infiniti on Route C and County Road NE 224 when the driver failed to negotiate a curve, ran off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree. Bennefeld was pronounced dead at the scene by Henry County Coroner Paul Abbott.

The Infiniti was totaled and towed from the scene. Henry County deputies assisted the Patrol with the investigation.

Bennefeld was not wearing a safety device at the time of the accident, according to the report by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The body was taken to Bradley Hadley Funeral Home in Clinton


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