DALLAS COUNTY, Mo. — A 51-year-old Elkland man is dead after a two-vehicle crash on Route M.
Brian Early was driving a 2005 Buick Century the morning of Aug. 16 when he crossed the center line and struck a 2019 Mazda CX9 head-on.
Early was pronounced dead at the scene. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says he was not wearing a seatbelt.
The driver of the Mazda, a 16-year-old female, and the passenger both suffered moderate injuries.
Both cars were totaled.