Man dies in single vehicle crash in Mexico

8 months 2 weeks 6 days ago Thursday, November 23 2017 Nov 23, 2017 Thursday, November 23, 2017 12:47:42 PM CST November 23, 2017 in News
By: Hannah Thomas, KOMU 8 Producer

MEXICO - A 34-year-old man died Thursday morning after he crashed his vehicle.

Omar Guadencio Cruz-Martinez, of Mexico, Missouri, was driving his 1999 Honda crossover southbound on Fairground Road when the vehicle left the roadway and hit a tree. 

The Mexico Public Safety Department responded to the scene around 4:20 a.m.

Officials say Cruz-Martinez was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital-Audrain by EMS crews, where he was eventually pronounced dead from his injuries.

Cruz-Martinez was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, according to police.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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