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Single Car Crash in Vernon County

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VERNON COUNTY, MISSOURI -

A 25 year old male was killed in a single vehicle crash six miles northwest of Metz. The accident occurred at 5:28 PM Sunday night. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, Lucas Owen, of Mound City, KS, was the driver of the westbound vehicle when his vehicle struck a bridge railing, left the roadway, and came to rest in a creek bed.  He was pronounced dead by the Deputy Coroner.

Owen had a passenger that suffered injuries, and was taken to a local hospital.  MHP did confirm that Owen and the female passenger were wearing a seat belts.

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