Accident may have been caused by medical event

A medical event is thought to be behind a deadly accident.

The Sikeston Department of Public Safety says officers were called to an accident near State Highway HH and North Ingram Monday morning.

When they arrived they found a pickup truck had driven off of Highway HH and was stuck in a field.

The driver of the pickup, 36-year-old David Allen Leonard of Advance, was found dead inside.

The department believes that a medical event lead to Leonard’s death and the accident.

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