DESOTO, Mo. (AP) -- An eastern Missouri man is dead and a woman seriously injured after the all-terrain vehicle they were riding crashed.
The accident happened Monday night in St. Francois County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the driver of the ATV, 39-year-old Day Alexander of Festus, died at the scene. The passenger, 30-year-old Sarah Barrett of Desoto, was flown to a suburban St. Louis hospital.
The patrol says the ATV failed to stop at a stop sign, slid across a road, hit a log and overturned. Alexander and Barrett were thrown off the vehicle.
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