Oskaloosa A 32-year-old McLouth man died in a one-vehicle accident early this morning on Jefferson County Road 1045, commonly referred to as Wellman Road, according to Jefferson County Sheriff's reports.
The man, whose name was withheld pending notification of relatives, was driving a 1983 Chevrolet Blazer north, about 2.5 miles north of U.S. Highway 24, when he failed to negotiate a curve and rolled his vehicle several times, the report said.
The Kansas Highway Patrol responded to the accident at about 12:15 a.m. The driver was declared dead at the scene; his body was taken to Hampton-Barrett Funeral Home in Oskaloosa, a highway patrol dispatcher said this morning.
There were no other passengers in the vehicle, the dispatcher said.