A crash on 50 Highway today killed a 28 year old man from Grandview. The Highway Patrol determined James W. Ellis failed to yield at the Missouri State Route 127 Junction and pulled into the path of a car driven by Christie L Thomason, 24, of Holden. The driver’s side door was struck and Ellis died at the scene. Christie Thomason sustained serious injuries and was flown by Air Ambulance to University of Missouri Medical Center. The crash occurred about 1:00 Tuesday afternoon. Pettis County deputies assisted in the investigation.