JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- One person is dead and two people were injured following a crash on Highway B Friday afternoon.

Richard Nicely old mugshot

Richard Nicely from a Nov. 22, 2017 arrest.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash happened around noon on Highway B near Klondike Farms Road.

Richard Nicely, 33, of Cedar Hill, was traveling northbound when his car veered into the southbound lanes, according to a Missouri Highway Patrol crash report, and struck an oncoming car.

The driver of the second car, 88-year-old Paul D. Scagilone, of Dittmer, was killed in the collision.

Nicely was taken into custody, accused of being intoxicated at the time of the crash. News 4 learned that Nicely has four previous DUIs.

A second person in Scagilone's vehicle, his wife, also suffered serious injuries.

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