Man Charged With Drunk Driving In Maries County Fatal Car Crash

Multiple charges are being brought against a man accused of drunk driving in a one car accident that killed one and injured another in Maries County over the weekend.

According to the crash report Austin Bradley Edwards, was driving a 2003 Ford Mustang on Saturday morning around 3:15, on Highway E, when it crossed the center line of the road and began to skid south of Country Road 538.

The car became airborne and hit several trees before overturning.

25 year old Brennan K. Kristek of Waynesville was pronounced dead at the scene, and a 22 year old woman was taken to the University Of Columbia for treatment.