Farmington Man Killed In Accident

(Farmington) A 55 year old man was killed Friday afternoon in a two vehicle traffic accident in St. Francois County.

The highway patrol says 55 year old Curtis Persons of Farmington was driving east on Hillsboro Road at Conway Road when he failed to yield to a vehicle driven by Timothy Hoppe of Bonne Terre.

Hoppe wasn’t injured, but Persons was pronounced dead at the scene by the St. Francois County Coroner.