Man dies in wreck near Exeter

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

16-year-old passenger injured in crash

A Springfield man died Friday in a wreck at 6:05 p.m. on Farm Road 2175, about five miles west of Exeter.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Cody Selders, 25, of Springfield, was driving a 2002 Ford F-150 westbound when his vehicle traveled off the left side of the roadway and overturned.

Selders was pronounced dead at the scene by Barry County Coroner Gary Swearengin at 6:10 p.m. Selders was transported to Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.

A passenger in the vehicle, a 16-year-old female, of Exeter, suffered serious injuries and was flown to Mercy Hospital in Springfield.

Neither were wearing safety devices, and the vehicle was totaled.

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