December 22, 2011
An Indianapolis man died in a highway accident on Wednesday in Saline County.
Thomas F. King, 54, was driving westbound on Interstate 70 at state Route 127 at 10:50 p.m. when his vehicle ran off the right side of the highway, struck a guardrail and overturned while descending a grassy embankment, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report.
King was taken by ambulance to I-70 Medical Center in Sweet Springs, where he was pronounced dead.
He was wearing a seat belt, according to the report.
Information is taken from preliminary Missouri State Highway Patrol reports, which do not necessarily contain statements from all parties involved.