by Tim Church
EAGLE ROCK, Mo. – A young man from Golden is killed in a single vehicle crash Thursday night, one mile northwest of Eagle Rock in Barry County.
The Missouri Highway Patrol reports 16-year-old Carter Fletcher of Eagle Rock as traveling eastbound on Highway F at 9:50 p.m., when his vehicle crossed the centerline and struck a westbound vehicle head-on, being driven by 21-year-old Dakota Ball of Golden.
Ball was pronounced dead at the scene and transported to Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Troop D reports this crash as its 109th vehicle fatality for 2017.
Fletcher was transported to Mercy Hospital in Springfield to be treated for his moderate injuries.