An accident in Lake Ozark resulted in a fatality following an eastbound driver on US-54 striking a ditch.

An accident in Lake Ozark resulted in a fatality following an eastbound driver on US-54 striking a ditch.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Claude Davidson, 86, totaled his vehicle after traveling off the right side of the road at 8:15 a.m. Davidson was moved to University Hospital in Columbia where he would be pronounced dead. The vehicle was towed from the scene. This marks the third fatality for MSHP Troop F in February and the eighth of the year. 

The driver was not wearing a safety device during the crash.