Fatal Crash in Jasper County

police lights, broken windshield on road

A man loses his life in a one car crash in Jasper County. The crash happened Tuesday morning (11/14/17) one mile north of Carthage. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, 73-year-old Vernon Howrey of Nevada was traveling on I-49 when he went off the side of the road and hit a small group of trees. He was pronounced dead at the scene.