Photo by Jill Bock, Staff
Officers inspect the car of a Canalou man who was fatally injured Thursday in a two-vehicle accident in New Madrid County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 12:16 p.m., one mile east of Canalou. Larry J. Layne, 68, of Canalou, was eastbound on Route H when his vehicle failed to stop at a stop sign and was struck by a northbound cotton module vehicle driven by James L. Holt, 61, of Lilbourn traveling on Highway E. Layne was pronounced dead at 1:09 p.m. by New Madrid County Corner Jimmy McSpadden. This is the 52nd fatality in Troop E this year.
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