Driver dies after pickup slams into tree
NEAR ELMER, Mo. —
A northeast Missouri man is dead following a single-vehicle crash outside Elmer, MO.
The wreck happened at noon on Thursday at the intersection of Highway 3 and Macon County Route J four miles east of Elmer.
Troopers say a small pickup truck driven by Dwayne Howell, 52, of Anabel, Missouri, was northbound on Highway 3.
His truck traveled off the right side of the roadway, struck a stop sign, and crossed Route J where it then slammed into a tree and a fence.
Howell was pronounced dead at the scene.
The online crash report states Howell was not wearing a seat belt.