A one-vehicle auto accident in Franklin County, Missouri has claimed the life of the driver. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 26-year-old Spencer Dixon was operating a pickup truck on St. Louis Rock Road near Union Saturday night. Dixon was traveling eastbound when he lost control of the vehicle around a curve in the roadway. At approximately 11 p.m. the truck overturned and Dixon was ejected from the vehicle near Highway V. Emergency crews pronounced him dead at the scene of the accident, and authorities are continuing the investigation.
Auto accidents include various types of vehicles such as pickup trucks, cars, motorcycles, ATVs, and tractor-trailers. While there is a wide range of types of auto accidents, there is also numerous causes of auto accidents. However, one cause that is common in auto accidents is negligence. Negligence can be demonstrated by dangerous roadways, mechanical defects, reckless driving, and vehicle design flaws. Any and all parties responsible for the negligent actions that cause an auto accident should be held accountable. While some drivers may face criminal charges due to disobeying traffic laws, they can also be held accountable by filing an auto accident case.
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