May 02, 2021 7:46 PM

Missouri man dies after vehicle strikes a tree

Posted May 02, 2021 7:46 PM

CLINTON COUNTY —  A Missouri man died in an accident just after 7a.m. Sunday in Clinton County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2013 Mini Cooper driven by Shane C. Bright, 49, Holt, was westbound on Route J at Springtown Road seven miles south of Plattsburg.

The vehicle crossed the center line, began sliding,  traveled off the north side of the road and struck the ground with the undercarriage. The rear of the vehicle than struck a tree. 

Bright was pronounced dead at the scene. The Clinton County Coroner transported him to Frontier Forensics. He was properly restrained at the time of the accident, according to the MSHP.