Fatality Accident in Pettis County

A Sedalia man is dead after a car crash yesterday (Sunday) morning in Pettis County.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol it happened on US 65 when 23 year old Caleb Stathem was driving and his car went off the road hitting a guard rail.

Stathem overcorrected and his vehicle began to skid and rotate, crossing over the southbound lanes, and hitting another guard rail.

He was ejected from the car and pronounced dead at the scene.