WASHINGTON COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- A man was killed when a vehicle veered off the road and struck numerous trees near Washington State Park Saturday night.
Police say Jeffrey Merseal, 23, of Blackwell was driving a 1979 Ford Bronco on Old Prairie Rd. around 10:50 p.m. when he lost control of the vehicle.
A passenger, 22-year-old Andrew DeClue of Cadet, suffered serious injuries when the vehicle left the road and hit numerous trees.
DeClue was transported to an area hospital, where he died. According to police, Merseal was not injured in the crash.