by: Scott McCaulley
One person dies and three juveniles are injured in a pick-up truck crash in Ozark County Tuesday afternoon.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the accident occurred around 1:50 on Highway Z south of Thornfield when the pick-up driven by 29-year-old Boyd Hill of Isabella traveled off the right side of the road and over-corrected before overturning ejecting Hill and two of the three people in the vehicle, none which wear wearing seat belts.
Hill was pronounced dead at the scene by Ozark County Coroner Shane Ledbetter while the other three occupants were all transported to Cox South Hospital in Springfield for treatment of their injuries.
This is the 13th Fatality Crash in Troop G of the Missouri Highway Patrol in 2020.