POTOSI, Mo. (AP) — An eastern Missouri police officer has died following an off-duty accident.
The Daily Journal newspaper in Park Hills, Missouri, reports that 28-year-old Adam King of Potosi died in a one-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon on Highway 47 in Washington County.
King was an officer with the Terre Du Lac Police Department.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says King was driving a Jeep Wrangler when he went off the left side of the road, over-corrected, and went off the right side of the road. The Jeep overturned and struck a tree.
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King was pronounced dead at the scene.
Information from: Daily Journal, http://dailyjournalonline.com