Seligman man dies in wreck

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Vehicle overturns on Hwy. 37, ejects driver

A Seligman man died Monday in a wreck on Highway 37, one mile north of Washburn.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Joseph Ferrell, 59, of Seligman, was driving a 1996 Toyota Tacoma northbound on Highway 37 at a high rate of speed, losing control of the vehicle. The truck traveled off the right side of the roadway and overturned, ejecting the driver.

Ferrell was pronounced dead at the scene by Barry County Coroner Charlie McManus. His body was transported to Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.

This is the 113th fatal wreck for Troop D of the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Troop D covers 18 counties in southwest Missouri, including Barry.

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