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Puxico man dies in early Saturday morning crash

Saturday, September 10, 2011 ~ Updated 9:24 AM

MINER -- A Puxico man was killed in a single-vehicle accident in Scott County.

The accident occurred at 12:55 a.m. Saturday a half mile east of Miner on County Road 538, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, when the eastbound vehicle driven by Matthew D. Rohan, 18, ran off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree.

Rohan was pronounced dead on the scene by Scott County Coroner Scott Amick.