Missouri Highway Patrol

A Hillsboro man was killed in a one-vehicle crash Tuesday night in Franklin County.

Dale E. Bailey, 70, was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:50 p.m., according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol preliminary crash report.

The reports states Bailey was driving a 2008 Ford F-450 and heading east on Interstate 44 at the 249.8 mile marker. 

According to the report, Bailey "failed to negotiate a curve" in the road and traveled off the right side of the road where his vehicle struck a tree. 

Bailey was pronounced dead by Meramec Ambulance personnel.