Fatal crash in Sarcoxie claims life of teen

Fatal crash in Sarcoxie claims life of teen
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Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the crash occurred Friday evening at 9:20 p.m. when the driver was traveling along Route U, three miles north of Sarcoxie, Missouri.

The vehicle went off the left side of the roadway and overturned, ejecting passenger Brett Bruenn of La Russell, Missouri. Bruenn, age 17, was not wearing his seat belt and was pronounced dead at the scene. Another occupant was transported to Mercy Hospital with minor injuries.

This is Troop D’s 127th fatality for 2018.