Jefferson City Man Dies In Phelps County Car Accident

A Jefferson City man is dead after a one car accident in Phelps County yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol it happened around 12:10 on Highway 63 north of Rolla when 53 year old James Richardson crossed the center line and left the road, hitting a tree.

The Phelps County coroner pronounced Richardson dead at the scene.