advertisement

Sturgeon man died in crash Friday morning

Sunday, April 13, 2008 | 5:22 p.m. CDT; updated 11:01 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

COLUMBIA — An early morning crash in Boone County on Friday left a 24-year-old Sturgeon man dead, according to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Travis L. Taft was traveling north on U.S. 63 near Missouri 22 when his vehicle, a 2001 GMC, ran off the side of the road at about 6:25 a.m. Friday, according to the report. Taft then overcorrected and his vehicle skidded, overturned and struck a highway sign, according to the report.

Taft, who was not wearing a seat belt, was thrown from the vehicle and was pronounced dead by Randolph County Coroner Gerald Luntsford at 6:38 a.m., according to the report.


Like what you see here? Become a member.


Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Comments

Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.

advertisements