A Rosebud man was killed Tuesday when the pickup he was driving left the road and struck a ditch in southwestern Franklin County.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol preliminary report, Michael H. Brown, 62, was driving a 2002 Ford Ranger southbound on Shawnee Ford Road south of Indian Bend Road at 11:42 a.m. when the car left the road.

Brown was pronounced dead at the scene. His body was transported to the St. Louis County Morgue by Russell Colonial Funeral Home.

He was wearing a seat belt, the patrol said.