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Rollover Banks crash proves fatal

COURTESY PHOTO - James Worrell, 27, of Missouri, died in a rollover crash Monday morning, Aug. 29, in Banks. Washington County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a fatal rollover crash on Highway 26 and Maller Road Monday morning, Aug. 29.

James Worrell, 27, of Springfield, Mo., was traveling at a high rate of speed when he lost control of his Scion for unknown reasons. He was ejected from the car and died at the scene of the crash. The car came to rest 500 feet from the point it left the roadway.

No other vehicles were involved and Worrell had no passengers.

Deputies responded to the crash with medical personnel at about 2:30 a.m. and pronounced the man deceased. His family has been notified.