BATES COUNTY —One person died in an accident just before 8p.m. Sunday in Bates County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2005 Chevrolet passenger vehicle driven by Carson L. Elmer, 18, Adrian, was eastbound on County Road NW 1002 just east of Route V.
The vehicle traveled off the road through a fence, struck a tree and overturned in a creek.
Elmer was pronounced dead at the scene at 10a.m. Monday, according to the MSHP. He was wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.