Columbia Man Killed in Morgan County Accident

A Columbia man is dead following a two-vehicle accident on Highway 5 south of Versailles around 8:40 Saturday night. The State Highway Patrol says 33-year-old Michael Paladino was killed when his northbound SUV crossed the center line and hit a southbound pickup head on. The pickup went off the road and landed on its side. Its driver, 68-year-old James Prchal of Gravois Mills, and his passenger, 64-year-old Joan Olson of Omaha, Nebraska, both had moderate injuries and were taken to Osage Beach.