Man dies in Hwy. 86 wreck

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Vehicle strikes multiple trees near Golden

A Golden man died Tuesday in a wreck at 3:35 p.m. on Highway 86, one mile west of Golden.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Dale Shepard, 65, of Golden, was driving a 1999 Dodge Ram 1500 westbound when his vehicle ran off the roadway and struck several trees.

Shepard was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:18 p.m. by Barry County Deputy Coroner Gage Smith.

Shepard was wearing a safety device, and the vehicle was totaled.

This is the 42nd fatal wreck of the year for Troop D of the Patrol, which covers 18 counties in southwest Missouri, including Barry.

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