Palmyra Man Dead After Early Morning Accident
(Palmyra, Mo)—A pickup crash at 2:30 Saturday morning claims the life of a Palmyra man.
The Missouri Highway Patrol reports 64 year-old Carl Ahland was traveling southbound on US 61, four miles south of Palmyra. His pickup ran off the road on a curve and struck two highway signs. The truck traveled back onto the roadway and overturned onto the driver’s side.
Ahland was pronounced dead at 3:35 a.m. by acting Coroner Steve Lewis.
Troopers say this is the 23rd fatality of the year in the Troop B area of Northeast Missouri.