NEW MADRID -- A New Madrid man died Sunday in a three-vehicle accident, reported at 12:38 a.m. near New Madrid.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Roger Scheffler, 45, of New Madrid, was traveling eastbound on New Madrid County Road U, one mile west of New Madrid, when he was ejected from his vehicle after it was struck by Marcus Burrow, 23, of Lilbourn. A third vehicle driven by David Cobb, 49, of New Madrid then struck Scheffler's vehicle and Scheffler.
Scheffler was pronounced dead at the scene. The body was transported to Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid, where arrangements are pending.