Region 8 man dies at the scene of one vehicle accident

POINT PLEASANT, MO (KAIT) – A Portageville man dies in a one vehicle accident early Sunday morning.

According to Troopers B. A. Pratt and C.D. Parrott, Ricky G. Copeland, 40, ran off the left side of the roadway in his 2002 Saturn striking aditch and overturning approximately one mile north of Point Pleasant.

Crash records say Coroner Ralph Bardwell pronounced Copeland dead at the scene. Copeland was not wearing his seatbelt.

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