Man found dead in St. Charles County pond after vehicle hits tree, ejects driver - KMOV.com

Man found dead in St. Charles County pond after vehicle hits tree, ejects driver

(KMOV) – A single vehicle accident early Saturday morning killed a 38-year-old Washington, Missouri man, officials say.

When authorities arrived on the scene at Augusta and Emke roads, they say they found a pickup truck that had struck a tree and ended up in a pond. The driver of the vehicle had been ejected from the truck and was found dead in the water.

Officials say the victim, Joseph Volmert, was traveling to Augusta to go deer hunting with family members.

There is no information on what caused the accident.

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