Aaron Richard Cobb, 21, a senior in civil engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, was killed early this morning (Friday, Nov. 9) in a traffic accident on 18th Street in Rolla. He was from Olathe, Kan.
Officers from Missouri S&T University Police and the Rolla Police Department responded to the scene.
According to the Rolla Police Department, Cobb was driving a vehicle that was eastbound on 18th Street when it struck a utility pole at the Bardsley Road intersection. The accident occurred at approximately 2:30 a.m.
Cobb was pronounced dead at the scene.
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The accident is under investigation by the Rolla Police Department.