A Monticello man was killed early Monday morning and another was taken to Jefferson Regional Medical Center after a one-vehicle accident on Old Highway 13 in Drew County.
Blake Bayird, 19, of Monticello, was killed and Scott Lansdale, 17, also of Monticello, was injured, according to a State Police preliminary report.
Bayird was driving north on Old Highway 13, north of Monticello, around 3:45 a.m. when the Chevrolet pickup truck he was driving left the roadway. He overcorrected causing the vehicle to slide sideways and strike a tree. The vehicle came to rest in a ditch, according to State Police.
The weather was clear and the road was dry.