A Pierce City man was killed in a one-vehicle crash today at 12:40 a.m. four miles south of Aurora on Highway Z in Barry County.
Brian Collins, 36, was killed in the wreck, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Barry County Coroner Jim Fohn. The body was taken to Peterson Funeral Home in Aurora.
The crash occurred when the westbound Peterbuilt dump truck driven by Collins went off the road and overturned. Collins was not wearing a seat belt, the Patrol reported.
Investigating the wreck was Trooper Rob Creasey.