BATES COUNTY, Mo.—An Adrian teen died in a one vehicle accident in Bates County Sunday night.

Highway patrol says, Carson L. Elmer, 18, drove east on county road Northwest 1002 when his vehicle traveled off the roadway and through a fence. Elmer’s vehicle then struck a tree before coming to rest on its top in a water-filled creek. Troop A records show the accident occurred at 7:45 p.m. The coroner declared Elmer deceased on scene at 9:50 p.m.