Bootheel man killed in one-car crash

MALDEN, MO (KAIT)-- A Bootheel Missouri man died Saturday night in a one-car crash near Malden.

According to investigators with the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash happened just after 8:30 p.m. at the intersection of Route D and County Road 556, three miles east of Malden.

Terry L. Wilcox, 50, of Parma apparently failed to negotiate the turn and his 2001 Lincoln Continental struck a ditch.

New Madrid County Coroner George Delisle pronounced Wilcox dead at the scene at 9:35.

It is the 11th fatal crash in Troop E this year.

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