Patrick Akers killed in collision with tree

5:12 AM, Jan 28, 2013   |    comments
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Ellington, MO (KSDK) - A one vehicle crash Saturday morning has claimed the life of an Ellington man.

Missouri Highway Patrol troopers say aropund 10:30 a.m. Saturday, 50 year old Patrick Akers was eastbound on Route H, east of Highway 21 and south of his hometown, when he drove off the right side of the road.

Akers vehicle then slammed into a tree along the highway and Akers was pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers say the victim was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.

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