December 4, 2017

Chester man dies in Mo Highway 51 crash

JEFFERSON CITY -- A 26-year-old Chester man died in a traffic crash on Highway 51 in Perry County, Missouri early Saturday morning.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports Dylan M. Young was pronounced at the scene by Perry County Coroner Bill Bohnert.

The patrol says Young was the driver of a northbound 2002 Dodge Dakota which ran off the right side of the road. Young over-corrected and the truck ran off the left side of the road and overturned, ejecting Young.

The crash happened about 1:18 a.m. a half mile south of Perry County Road 238.