Honorary Glutton Charlie Wells was killed in an auto accident on Saturday, January 3, 2009 near his home in Bonne Terre MO.
The Post Dispatch reports on their website STLtoday.com:
Man, 82, dies in crash with pickupST. FRANCOIS COUNTY — A man from Bonne Terre, Mo., was killed Saturday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash, authorities said. Charles L. Wells, 82, died after driving his 2006 Buick Rainier into the path of a Ford F-150 pickup along Highway K near Bonne Terre, according to the Missouri Highway Patrol. Authorities said Wells tried to cross Highway K at Hillsboro Road in front of the pickup, driven by Cody L. Wiseman, 22, of Bonne Terre.
Wells was pronounced dead Saturday evening at Mineral Area Regional Hospital in Farmington, the patrol said. Paramedics treated Wiseman’s minor injuries at the crash scene.