According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Brandon Bouzek, 25, of Trenton was eastbound on 17th Street when he ran off the roadway and into a shallow ditch. Bouzek’s vehicle then struck a culvert tube, went airborn and struck a utility pole.
When the vehicle finally made contact with the ground , it slid through a yard and struck a tree before finally colliding with a residential home. No one in the home was injured during the accident.
Bouzek was immediately taken by Grundy County Ambulance to Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton with life threatening injuries. He was later pronounced dead.
Bouzek had not been wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.