CALLAWAY COUNTY, Mo.- The Missouri Highway Patrol investigated an overnight fatal two-vehicle accident in Callaway County Sunday.
According to the accident report, the crash occurred south of Route H on Highway 54, when a Jeep Cherokee side swiped a Hyundai Sonata. The Jeep then went through the median and overturned.
Cory Barnes, 25, of Fulton, Mo., who was a passenger in the Jeep, died as a result of the crash. Kevin King, 46, who was also an occupant of the Jeep, suffered serious injuries and was transported to University Hospital for treatment.
Reports indicate Barnes and King were not wearing seat belts.