PORTAGEVILLE - A Tennessee man sustained fatal injuries in an early morning accident.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 12:33 a.m. today on Interstate 55, four miles north of Portageville, when a vehicle driven south by Patrice Armstrong, 33, of Bartlett, Tenn., went off the right side of the road and struck a ditch embankment.
A passenger, Herbert Harding, 42, of Henning, who was taken to Missouri Delta Medical in Sikeston, was fatally injured.
A second passenger, Kevin Armstrong, 12, address unavailable, was moderately injured.
The driver sustained serious injuries and was air evacuated to St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.