(Rocky Ridge) A Ste. Genevieve man was killed in a traffic accident Thursday night on Highway O in Ste. Genevieve County.
The highway patrol says 51 year old Justin Lea was driving south on Route O when he ran off the road and hit several trees.
The patrol says he wasn’t wearing a safety device and was pronounced dead at the scene by Ste. Genevieve County Coroner Eric Basler.
The accident happened just after nine o’clock Thursday night.