Firefighters direct traffic at the scene of a fatal accident Friday morning on Highway 137 near Raymondville.

A Salem man was killed Friday morning when his vehicle ran off Highway 137 and overturned several times, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said. 

Tpr. Jason Sentman said a northbound 1998 Toyota 4Runner operated by Milford W. Blair, 65, traveled off the left side of the highway, overcorrected, ran off the right side of the roadway and overturned multiple times about two miles south of Highway B. 

Blair, who was ejected and not wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene by Texas County Coroner Marie Lasater. 

Assisting at the scene was the Raymondville Fire Department.

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