A pickup truck crash on US 61 at Beaver Road south of New London at 5:20 Monday afternoon claims the life of a New London man. The Missouri Highway Patrol says a pickup driven by 64-year-old Robert Semkin went off the road, overcorrected and went down an embankment. The pickup came to rest on its side.

Troopers say Semkin was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash report indicates he was not wearing a seat belt.