Man riding as passenger dies when tree falls onto car in Iron Co.

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IRON COUNTY, Mo. (KBSI) – The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a 64-year-old man died after a tree fell onto the vehicle he was riding in as a passenger.

Alan K. Ainley, 64, of Fenton was riding in a 2021 Kia Forte when a tree fell onto the vehicle on Highway 21 about 3.1 miles west of Glover at 6:09 p.m. on Sept. 14.

Ainley was pronounced dead at the scene by Iron County Coroner Tim Harbison at 7 p.m.

The driver of the car, Diana M. Ainley, 56, sustained minor injuries in the crash. She was taken by ambulance to the Iron County Medical Center.

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