24-year-old man killed in crash near Doniphan

DONIPHAN, MO (KFVS) - A 24-year-old man was killed in a crash early Friday morning east of Doniphan.

John K. Pratt, 24, of Fairdealing died in the crash, according to the Missouri Highway Patrol.

The crash happened about 12:55 a.m. on U.S. 160 six miles east of Doniphan.

Pratt was driving a 1996 Ford eastbound on U.S. 160 when he crossed the center of the road and hit a 2003 Hyundai driven by 19-year-old Benjamin Tanner head on.

Both vehicles went off the road and caught fire.

Pratt was pronounced dead at the scene at 2 a.m. by Ripley County Coroner Mike Jackson.

Tanner was airlifted to a Memphis hospital in serious condition.

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