A Cherokee Village man was killed in a one-vehicle wreck in Alton, Mo., March 26.
According to a report by Sgt. D. D. Finley with Troop G of the Missouri Highway Patrol, Gary M. Erath, 57, was driving a 1999 Chevrolet Lumina west on Highway 160, three miles east of Alton when he failed to negotiate a curve and lost control of the car. The car ran off the right side of the highway, overturned and struck a nearby tree and fence, Finley said.
Erath was pronounced dead at the scene by acting Oregon County Coroner Tom Clary.
The wreck occurred at 4:40 p.m.