Philadelphia Man Killed in Crash on U.S. 61 Friday
A Philadelphia man dies from injuries suffered in a single vehicle crash on Highway 61 at Business 61 south of Palmyra at 3:02 p.m. Friday.
The Highway Patrol reports that 42 year old Larry Parkes was southbound when he lost control of his SUV on the ice covered roadway and struck the guardrail. The SUV overturned, coming to rest against a tree.
Parkes was pronounced dead at the scene. His passenger, 35 year old Kelli Walker, also of Philadelphia, was taken to Hannibal Regional Hospital for treatment of serious injuries.