A one-vehicle crash occurred on US 59, north of Route C, three miles west of Westboro at 8:38 p.m. August 31, 2020. A 2016 Chevrolet Spark, driven by Preston L. Sithling, 28, of Essex, Iowa, was heading northbound on U.S. 59 when the vehicle crossed the center of the road and traveled off the west side. The front of the Spark struck an electronic message board and two reflective traffic cones. It slid clockwise and overturned across the road. The Spark came to rest on its wheels facing south off the east side of the roadway.
Sithling, who was wearing a seat belt, refused medical treatment at the scene. The 2016 Chevrolet Spark was totaled and towed from the scene by Double M Towing of Rock Port. The accident was investigated by Cpl. S.M. Hux, who was assisted by Trooper V.P. Wiley.