Excelsior Springs Man Dies in Ray County Crash Saturday

An Excelsior Springs man died in a Saturday evening crash in Ray County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the accident occurred around 5:05 Saturday night on Highway O, just north of Brashears Road, as 23-year-old Hunter C. Colbert drove northbound.

Troopers say Colbert lost control in a curve, went off the right side of the road, struck a concrete bridge structure, and came to a rest.

Deputy Coroner Beau Minson pronounced Colbert dead at the scene at 6:09 p.m.

Authorities say Colbert did wear a seat belt at the time of the crash.