Barry County man killed in crash

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

A Barry County man has died from injuries sustained in a one-vehicle crash in Stone County.

At 2:50 p.m. Friday, Clarence L. Frye, 58, of Purdy, was traveling on Highway 248, three miles west of Galena, when the 1993 GMC Sonoma he was driving ran off the right side of the roadway, struck a tree and overturned.

Frye was pronounced dead at the scene by John Cunningham, Stone County coroner, at 3:37 p.m.

According to a the state highway patrol, this is Troop D's 20th fatality of the year. Troop D covers 18 counties in southwestern Missouri, including Barry.

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