A Cowden man lost his life as the result of a crash that occurred at 4:15pm on Monday on Shelby County Road 1000E.
According to a report from the Shelby County Sheriff’s Department, Carl L. Myers, of Beecher City was traveling northbound on CR 1000E, approximately 217 feet south of CR 1875N, when he ran off the roadway to the west. The vehicle struck a culvert/rock field entrance and overturned. It came to a rest on its top.
Assumption Ambulance responded and checked out Carl Myers and his passenger, 85 year old, Myron Myers, of Cowden. While Carl Myers signed a refusal of medical treatment, Myron Myers was airlifted to St Johns Hospital in Springfield by Arch Air Medical.