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Parma man dies in accident

Sunday, June 2, 2002

MARSTON - A Parma man lost his life Friday in a one-vehicle accident, reported at 1:15 p.m. near Marston.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, James W. Travis, 13, of Parma, was driving on New Madrid County Road 315, four miles west of Marston. Travis lost control of the pickup truck he was driving and ran off the right side of the roadway. The truck then struck a bridge rail and overturned into a creek.

Willie E. Davis, 72, was pronounced dead at the scene and Travis, who sustained minor injuries, was treated at the scene. The body was transported to Williams-Farr and Purnell Funeral Home in Howardville, where arrangements are pending.