A crash in Crawford County leaves one man dead and two others injured.
A vehicle driven by 25 year old Ashley Mason of Weir was headed south in the north bound lanes of county road 260 just north of east 570 ave.
Troopers believe Mason lost control left the road and struck a utility pole. Michael D. Tomlinson, 26, of Pittsburg was killed in the crash while Crystal Montanye, 15, suffered disabling injuries. Both Mason and Montanye were taken to area hospitals.
No one in the vehicle was wearing a seatbelt.
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