One killed in single-vehicle crash in Perry County, Missouri

1 killed, 1 seriously injured in Perry Co., MO crash

PERRY COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - One man is dead and another was seriously injured following a single-car crash in Perry County, Mo. on Sunday.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 41-year-old John Fararro and 32-year-old Bruce Christie, both of Fredericktown, were traveling westbound on Route J.

Just before 8 p.m. the highway patrol reports Fararro's vehicle traveled off the left side of the road and hit a tree.

Bruce, the passenger, died at the scene of the crash. Fararro, the driver, was air-lifted to a St. Louis hospital. The driver suffered serious injuries in the crash.

Corporal Juston Wheetley with the Missouri State Highway Patrol said it happened on Highway J near Yount.

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