One dead in crash in Crawford County

Lori Amos
The Rolla Daily News

A 27-year-old died in a motor vehicle crash Sunday night, authorities say. 

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 26-year-old Iowa man was heading northbound on private property at Bass River Resort. When negotiating a curve, his car struck a bump ejecting the 27-year-old passenger sitting in the pickup truck’s cargo area, who fell to the ground.  

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said the 27-year-old Iowa man was pronounced dead at 9:31 p.m. The 26-year-old sustained no injuries in the crash.

This is Troop I’s second fatality for September and the 25th in 2021.