Fatal-Crash-generic-27825957-480-x-270LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Mo. – Three Lexington residents were involved in a 2 vehicle crash in Lafayette County Sunday, September 27, 2015, at 12:01 a.m.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, Kevin Kraft, 60, was backing his truck and trailer out of a private drive onto Highway 224 just east of Gilbin Hill Road when an eastbound vehicle driven by Noel Sparks, 40, collided with Kraft’s vehicle. Sparks’ vehicle struck the truck and trailer blocking the road, causing it to overturn onto the drivers side.

Sparks was pronounced dead at Lafayette County Regional Hospital, while his passenger, Lester Huffman, 66, was treated for serious injuries.

Neither men were reportedly wearing safety devices.