March 8, 2012

Memphis Motorist Killed in Macon-County Crash

A Memphis man was killed in a one-vehicle accident in Macon County on Friday, March 2nd. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Michael L. Doubet, 52, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash by Macon County coroner Michael Hayes.

The crash report indicated that Doubet was driving a 1996 International straight truck northbound on Highway 3, 4 1/2 miles northwest of La Plata, when the driver lost control of the vehicle and it ran off the right side of the roadway and overturned. The crash occurred just after noon.

The Highway Patrol was assisted at the scene by the La Plata Police Department, La Plata Fire Department and Macon County Rescue Squad.

This was the fifth fatality accident in the Patrol's Troop B region in 2012.

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