GRUNDY COUNTY —One person died in an accident just after 3:30p.m. Thursday in Grundy County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 1995 Dodge Ram driven by by Lindell J. Willey, 69, Trenton, was northbound on MO 146 five miles west of Trenton. The pickup traveled off the west side of the road down an embankment and struck a tree.

Willey was pronounced dead at the scene and transported to Slater Funeral home. Grundy County EMS transported a passenger Pamela K. Holsted, 58, Trenton, to Wright Memorial Hospital. Both were properly restrained at the time of the accident, according to the MSHP.