by: Carissa Alford, Ozarks First

A Monett man is dead after driving his car off the roadway on Farm Road 1090 around 2:30 a.m Sunday.

Jason Cendroski, 38, was driving his 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee southbound when he ran off the road, struck a mailbox and hit an embankment.

He was not wearing a seatbelt, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Cendroski was pronounced dead at the scene. This is Troop D’s fifth fatality of the year.