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Nelson man dies in one-vehicle crash

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

A Nelson man died Wednesday, Feb. 27, in a one-vehicle crash in Cooper County, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report.

James C. Pratt, 60, was traveling eastbound on Route DD 1.2 miles west of Route K when he apparently suffered an unknown medical issue, troopers said.

The 1984 Saturn he was driving went off the left side of the roadway and struck a fence.

Pratt was pronounced dead at the scene shortly before 9 a.m. by Cooper County Coroner James Hurt, according to the report.

Contact Eric Crump at ecrump@marshallnews.com

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