A Sunday afternoon traffic crash on US 61 north of Hannibal claims one life.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a pickup towing a trailer and driven by 43 year old Michael Thorp of Troy went into the median and overturned at 3:55 p-m. Thorp and a passenger—17 year old Hunter Thorp of Troy were ejected from the pickup. Hunter Thorp was pronounced dead at the scene. Michael Thorp was taken to Blessing Hospital in Quincy for treatment of moderate injuries. The crash report says neither occupant wore a seatbelt.