The Missouri state Highway Patrol reports the accident happened at 9:55 a.m., when an eastbound vehicle driven by 31-year old Lora K. Jacobson ran off the right side of the roadway, struck a tree, overturned, and came to rest on its wheels in a ditch.
Jacobson’e three year old son, Sawyer E. Jacobson was in a safety seat, however he was killed in the accident, and pronounced dead at the scene by Clark County Coroner Ed Wilson.
Jacobson and another son, one year old Lance N. Jacobson, both sustained minor injuries in the accident. Both were transported to Hannibal Regional Hospital by Clark County Ambulance, for treatment of minor injuries.
The highway patrol was assisted at the scene by the Clark County Sheriff’s Department, Clark County Rescue Squad, and the Wayland Fire Department.