Andrew W. Leake, 42, of New London was killed in a car accident early Thursday morning on Hwy 61, just outside of Bowling Green.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol website, Leake was travelling northbound on 61, 1.5 miles from Route U when his vehicle travelled off the left side of the road. The 2012 Chevy Silverado struck a culvert, went airborne and began to overturn. Leake was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the truck.
The vehicle was totalled and towed from the scene by Jones. Leake was pronounced dead at the scene by the coroner at 5:29 a.m.