Kaeleb A. Smith, 24, of Columbia was northbound on US 63 Highway Sunday afternoon, September 20, 2015 when his vehicle hit the rear of another northbound vehicle. It was driven by James D. Garlock of Gibbs. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, Smith’s vehicle lost control after the collision and went off the left side of the road where it hit the median cable barrier.
Smith was allegedly not wearing a safety device and sustained serious injuries. He was transported to University Hospital by Callaway County Medical Service.