A 73-year-old St. Clair man was killed Sunday when he was ejected from the truck he was driving on Highway 47.

Franklin L. Whited was driving a 2005 Dodge Dakota southbound on Highway 47 north of College Road at 6:28 p.m. when the truck left the road, struck a ditch and overturned, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol preliminary report.

The driver was ejected and killed in the crash, the patrol said.

Passengers Carolyn S. Whited, 70, and Franklin L. Whited, 9, were seriously injured in the crash.

See the Wednesday Missourian for more information.