A Stoutsville man died early Monday morning in a one-vehicle crash in Monroe County.

A Stoutsville man died early Monday morning in a one-vehicle crash in Monroe County.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol the accident happened at 12:01 a.m., Aug. 27, on County Road 583, 3.5 miles southwest of Monroe City.

A 1999 Ford Ranger was being driven northbound by 61-year-old Floyd J. Buckman, who was not wearing a safety device. The vehicle traveled off the left side of the road where it struck an embankment, overturned, before coming to rest back on the roadway.

Buckman was pronounced deceased at the scene by Monroe County Coroner James Reinhard. Buckman's body was taken to Garner Funeral Home and Chapel of Monroe City.