One dead in fatal car crash
MONITEAU COUNTY - One person died early Saturday morning after a head-on car crash in Moniteau County.
Missouri State Highway Patrol said that Graden Lovelace, 20, was involved in a car crash with Joshua Blankenship, 27.
According to the crash report Blankenship's car crossed the center line on US 50, hitting Lovelace head-on, shortly afterward both cars caught fire. The Moniteau County coroner pronounced Lovelace dead at the scene and Blankenship was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.
The crash report said that Lovelace was wearing a seatbelt and Blankenship was not.