BERNIE -- A Bernie man was fatally injured in a one-vehicle accident early Friday evening near Bernie.
According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 7:25 p.m., Robert L. Vincent, 53, was traveling northbound on Route MM, five miles west of Bernie, when he ran his vehicle off the right side of the road and struck an embankment. The vehicle became airborne over Highway U and overturned in a field.
Vincent was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:33 p.m. by Stoddard County Coroner Morgan Sifford and was taken to Landis Funeral Home in Malden. Stoddard County Sheriff's Department assisted at the scene.