Hoyleton man killed in one-car accident; passenger airlifted

CLINTON COUNTY — A Monday morning accident on State Route 127 just north of New Minden has claimed the life of a Hoyleton man.

According to Washington County Coroner Mark Styninger, 23-year-old Brian Carl Spenner was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

Spenner apparently lost control of his vehicle when navigating a curve around 7 a.m., ran off the side of the road and overturned multiple times.

Scott Spenner, a passenger in the vehicle, was airlifted to St. Louis University Hospital, after being extricated from the vehicle.

State Route 127 was closed to traffic for approximately an hour Monday while first responders managed the scene.

The accident remains under investigation.