TANEY COUNTY —One person died in an accident just before 5:30a.m. Saturday in Taney County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2003 Chevy S10 driven by Phillip A. Ruiz, 22, Branson, was southbound on U.S. 65 five miles north of Branson.
The pickup traveled off the right side of the road. The driver overcorrected and was ejected when the pickup overturned. Ruiz was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a seat belt, according to the MSHP.