PERRY COUNTY, Mo. (KMOX) –  A man is dead, his wife seriously injured folowing a crash on Interstate 55 late Sunday night.

It happened at 9 pm in Perry County as a car driven by 72-year-old James Parson of East Prairie ran off southbound I-55 and into a drainage ditch.

Parson was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene.

His wife, 68-year-old Joan Parson, is hospitalized with serious injuries.



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