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DE SOTO, Mo. – A visitation will be held Friday for a Festus man killed in a traffic accident.

Michael Akers and his son, Christopher, were making a delivery to a food pantry last Wednesday when their U-Haul hit a tree and caught fire. Michael,58, died at the scene.

Nineteen-year-old Christopher was airlifted to an area hospital for treatment.

Michael's visitation will be held at Emmanuel Baptist Church in De Soto at 5 p.m. His funeral will be held Saturday morning.