Man killed in Saline County accident

March 29, 2008

A man was killed in a one-vehicle accident in Saline County at 6:08 a.m. Saturday, according to Missouri Highway Patrol reports.

Thomas Garner, 55, of Salisbury, Mo., was driving south on Mo. 41 when he drove off the right side of a curve, down an embankment and overturned. Garner was thrown from the vehicle, which hit a tree and caught fire. It was unclear whether he had been wearing a seat belt, reports stated.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.