A Catawissa man was killed in a single-vehicle traffic crash early Sunday morning (Oct. 6) on Hwy. HH south of Oak Ridge Road in Catawissa in Franklin County west of the Jefferson County line.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported that Kevin Allmeroth, 47, was driving a 2007 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup north on Hwy. HH south of Oak Ridge Road at midnight when he drove off the right side of the road, returned to the road and began to slide. The pickup then crossed to the southbound side and off the right side of the road, where it ran into a ditch and overturned, coming to rest on its top. Allmeroth was pronounced dead by Meramec Ambulance personnel at 12:30 a.m., the report said.
Allmeroth was not wearing a seat belt, the report said. The truck was totaled.