HAYTI, MO (KAIT) - A Tennessee man is dead after he crashed into a tractor trailer in southeast Missouri.
David Warden, 37, of Ripley, Tennessee died following the crash Tuesday afternoon on U.S. Highway 412 just west of Hayti, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Troopers state Warden was traveling east in a van when he ran into the back of the tractor trailer. The van then went off the road and into a ditch.
Warden was pronounced dead at a Hayti hospital. The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured.
Both men were wearing seat belts.