Jefferson City man dies in Moniteau County crash

4 years 2 weeks 1 hour ago Friday, October 30 2015 Oct 30, 2015 Friday, October 30, 2015 10:32:00 PM CDT October 30, 2015 in News
By: Chris Gothner, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

MONITEAU COUNTY - A Jefferson City man died in a head-on crash east of California Friday afternoon.

It happened on Lookout Trail in Moniteau County, roughly 700 feet west of Whippoorwill Road.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 33-year-old Rodriguez C. Long of Jefferson City crossed the center line of the roadway in his van and struck a truck driven by 32-year-old Alexander P. Terrell of Latham.

Long was pronounced dead on the scene by the Moniteau County coroner. He was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, troopers said. 

His passenger, 32-year-old Joshua L. Long of California, survived the crash and was taken to St. Mary's Hospital in Jefferson City with moderate injuries. Troopers said he was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

Terrell was not injured and was wearing a seat belt according to the MSHP report. 

Below is a map of the crash location:

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