COOPER COUNTY, MO – A two vehicle crash was fatal for a Boonville resident this afternoon.

State troopers report both vehicles were traveling in opposite directions on Old Concord Road, at a curve west of Route B in Cooper County. The report says both drivers were crossing the center line while rounding the curve. Fatal injuries were sustained by Richard Casanova, 75, during the collision. He died at Pinnacle Regional Hospital. He was not wearing a seat belt.

The other driver, Leigh Snoddy, 31, was hospitalized with minor injuries.