Crash claims life of a southwest Missouri man

Bruce Berg dies in two-vehicle crash
Crash claims life of a southwest Missouri man
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A Mount Vernon resident dies after a two-vehicle crash in Lawrence County, Missouri.

The crash happened around 3:00 a.m. on December 7th, 2018. The Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene about four miles east of Mount Vernon.

According to the crash report, Bruce Berg, 23, was driving east on Missouri Highway 174 when he crossed the center line and hit another vehicle.

Berg was taken to Mercy Hospital where he later died.

The driver of the other vehicle had moderate injuries.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, this is Troop D’s 124th fatality for 2018.