CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - A Jackson, Mo. man was killed in a Sunday afternoon crash and his passenger was rushed to a Cape Girardeau hospital with injuries.
The crash happened around 3:40 p.m. on Missouri Highway 25 at County Road 316 in Cape Girardeau County.
According to the Missouri Highway patrol, 81-year-old Willard Goodson was driving a Chevrolet Silverado and for an unknown reason drove off the left side of the road and hit a tree.
Goodson died at the scene.
His passenger, 80-year-old Jean Goodson of Jackson, was taken by ambulance to St. Francis Hospital with moderate injuries.
Troopers report that Jean Goodson was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash and Mr. Goodson was not.