Region 8 man killed in a fiery one car crash in New Madrid County.

NEW MADRID COUNTY, MO (KAIT) – A Region 8 man was killed in a one car accident Sunday night just outside of Sikeston.

The accident happened on U.S. Highway 60 just west of Sikeston.

According to the Missouri State Police, 46-year-old Andrew Freeman of Dexter, Missouri ran off the road, struck a bridge embankment, then rolled down a ravine striking some railroad tracks and then caught fire.

State Police say Freeman was wearing his seat belt at the time of the accident.

Freeman was pronounced dead at the scene by the New Madrid County Coroner.

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