Man dead after vehicle hits trees, overturns in Washington County

Man dead after vehicle hits trees, overturns in Washington County

Man dead after vehicle hits trees, overturns in Washington County

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on May 12, 2013 at 3:16 PM

(KMOV.com) -- A driver was killed when his pickup truck crashed in Washington County on Friday night.

Authorities were called to Route C, west of Drew Road, just after 10:30 p.m.

According to police, a 2004 Chevrolet 1500 began drifting off the roadway. Police say the driver overcorrected, causing the vehicle to travel off the roadway, strike an embarkment and trees, then overturn.

Carl Justin, 26, was driving the vehicle at the time of the crash. Justin, of Steelville, Mo., was pronounced dead at the scene.

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