PHELPS COUNTY, Mo. - A crash in Phelps County on Tuesday afternoon killed a Jefferson City man, officials said.
According to the crash report, James Richardson, 53, was driving a 2005 GMC Sierra when he crossed the center line of Highway 63 north of Rolla and traveled off the left side of the road and struck a tree.
Troopers said the Phelps County coroner pronounced Richardson dead at the scene at 12:10 p.m.
The report indicated Richardson was not wearing a seat belt.