Jan 21, 2022

Missouri man dies after pickup strikes fence, hay bale

Posted Jan 21, 2022 9:30 AM

POLK COUNTY —A Missouri man died in an accident just after 3p.m. Thursday in Polk County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2013 Chevy Silverado driven by Derrick L. Beard, 52, Goodson, was eastbound on MO 32 three miles west of Halfway.

The pickup traveled off the road, struck a fence and a hay bale. Beard was pronounce dead at the scene and was transported to Pitts Funeral Home in Bolivar. He was not wearing a seat belt, according to the MSHP.