Sep 26, 2021 7:00 PM

Missouri man dies after ejected when jeep overturns

Posted Sep 26, 2021 7:00 PM

JASPER COUNTY —A Missouri man died in an accident just before 3:30a.m. Sunday in Jasper County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 1993 Jeep Wrangler driven by Russell T. Asbell, 33, Carl Junction, was northbound on Route JJ one mile south of Carl Junction.

The Jeep traveled off the road, struck a post, overturned and the driver was ejected. EMS transported Asbell to Freeman West Hospital where he was pronounced dead.  The KHP did not report seat belt usage information.