Man Dies in Phelps County Crash
PHELPS COUNTY - Richard Cardin, 44, of Newburg, Mo. died after losing control of his vehicle on a curve north of Jerome, Mo. on Highway D. Cardin was travelling southbound when his vehicle ran off the left side of the roadway and struck several trees at approximately 9:55 p.m. Saturday.
According to a crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident partially ejected Cardin from his vehicle. A doctor pronounced him dead at the scene of the crash. Cardin was also not wearing a seatbelt.