Single-vehicle crash in Vernon County claims life of 31-year-old

Erin Hudson died at the scene
Single-vehicle crash in Vernon County claims life of 31-year-old

The Missouri State Highway Patrol investigates a single-vehicle crash that happened around 12:14 a.m. on December 26th, 2018.

According to the crash report, Dustin M. Wickham was driving north on I-49 in Vernon County at Route TT when he traveled off the left side of the road. Authorities say his Chrysler hit a culvert, became airborne and overturned.

Medical personnel took Wickam, 38 of Osceola, Mo., by ambulance to Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri with serious injuries.

Authorities say the passenger, Erin M. Hudson, 31 of Peculiar, Mo., was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene. The crash report states she was not wearing a seatbelt.