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Man dies after rollover crash near Fredericktown, Mo.

This is where the truck rolled over on Route J (Source: Mike Mohundro). This is where the truck rolled over on Route J (Source: Mike Mohundro).
FREDERICKTOWN, MO (KFVS) -

One person has died after an rollover crash Saturday in Madison County.

It happened around 6:15 a.m. 7/10 of a mile east of MO Route 72 on Route J, three miles east of Fredericktown.

Troopers say a pickup truck driven by Ronald H. Lovelace, 21, of Fredericktown was westbound when he lost control of the truck, went off the road, hit an embankment and overturned.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol,  the driver and a passenger, Genevieve M. Koenig, 18, of Perryville, were not wearing an seatbelt and were thrown from the truck during the rollover.

Lovelace was airlifted to a St. Louis area hospital with serious injuries. According to Madison County Coroner Chris Follis he was notified Saturday by the St. Louis City Corner that Lovelace died from his injuries.

Koenig was taken to a Fredericktown hospital with moderate injuries.

Troopers say the pickup was totaled.

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