A Cabool man was killed Thursday night in an accident in Howell County, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said.

Tpr. Alysha Falterman said a northbound 1997 Ford Explorer driven by Richard C. Wilmoth, 70, ran off the east side of U.S. 63 at Pomona, overturned and ejected him. He was not wearing a seat belt. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Howell County Coroner Tim Cherry.

It was the 19th fatality in Troop G compared to 28 at the same time last year.

Assisting at the scene was Sgt. Scott Nelson.

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