A Unionville driver died after a one vehicle crash that occurred in Grundy county at approximately 10:45 a.m. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol Austin W. Vanhoutan age 20, was traveling eastbound on 28th street, half a mile east of US 65 at Trenton when his vehicle traveled off the south side of the roadway, continued down an embankment and became airborne off of a creek bank. According to crash reports the vehicle impacted the creek bed coming to a rest on the driver’s side facing southwest.
The driver of the Chevrolet 2500 was pronounced dead at the scene at approximately 12:10 p.m. by the Grundy County Coroner. Vanhoutan was transported to Slater funeral home in Trenton. Trenton Police Department, Grundy County Sheriff’s department, and Trenton Fire and EMS were all on scene