Carl Junction man killed in early morning crash

Fatal Crash Jasper County
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JASPER COUNTY, Mo. – One man is dead following an early morning crash just south of Carl Junction.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, around 3:15 Sunday morning 33-year-old Russell Asbell was driving on Highway JJ just south of Carl Junction when his car ran off the roadway, struck a post, overturned and then ejected the driver. Asbell was taken to Freeman West where he later died from his injuries.