MILLER COUNTY, Mo. - A man died early Wednesday morning in Miller County after his vehicle struck several fence posts and overturned.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop F's crash report, 55-year-old Thomas W. Barnes was driving north on VFW Road north of Witt Road around 2 a.m. when his car ran off the left side of the road, hitting a fence and several fence posts, then overturned and landed on its top.
Barnes was pronounced dead at the scene by a Miller County coroner.
According to the crash report, Barnes was not wearing a seat belt.
This crash was Troop F's second reported fatality in March and 16th in 2017.