A man is dead following a single-vehicle crash on Route AA in Callaway County early Tuesday morning.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol said a truck driven by Matthew A. Spencer, 19, of Centertown, Missouri, went off the road near County 499 and hit a tree.
Spencer was pronounced dead at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City at 5:20 a.m.
According to the crash report, he wasn’t wearing a seat belt.
The Highway Patrol said 54 people have been killed in Troop F’s region this year.