KENNETT, MO (KAIT) - A Rector man is dead following a crash in southeast Missouri.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Ryker T. Graves, 18, died at the scene of the crash early Tuesday morning on MO 84 just west of Kennett. The investigating trooper stated Graves was driving a pickup truck east when it went off the road and struck a ditch.
A passenger, Katlin Spicer, 17, also of Rector, received moderate injuries and was taken to a Kennett hospital.
The pair were not wearing seat belts at the time of the crash, according to the MSHP report.