Former Mexico Resident Killed in One Car Accident in Macon County

A Columbia man is dead and another has serious injuries after a one car accident in Macon County yesterday afternoon (Tuesday).

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol it happened on US-63, one mile north of Excello around 12:38pm.

The accident happened when the vehicle began sliding on the ice covered roadway, going off the road and overturning and coming to rest on its top.

62 year old John W. Linder was pronounced deceased by the Macon County Coroner.

His daughter posted on social media that Mr. Linder, aka Chico, grew up and lived in Mexico most of his life.

41 year old Nicholas B. Evans of Columbia was taken to the University Hospital with serious injuries.