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The Daily Guide - Waynesville, MO
  • Dixon man killed in Miller County crash

  • A 24-year-old Dixon man died Thursday night in a crash after the truck he was driving crashed into a tree, overturned and then crashed into another tree on State Route 17 south of Iberia in Miller County.
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  • A 24-year-old Dixon man died Thursday night in a crash after the truck he was driving crashed into a tree, overturned and then crashed into another tree on State Route 17 south of Iberia in Miller County.
    According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, Ryan J. Lekey died from the crash that occurred around 9:50 p.m. June 6 on Route 17, about 0.6 miles south of Route K.
    The highway patrol stated that Lekey was driving a 2004 Ford Explorer northbound when the vehicle entered a curve on the road, crossed the centerline and traveled off the left side of the road. The truck then struck a tree, overturned and then hit another tree.
    Miller County Coroner Rick Callahan pronounced Lekey dead at 11 p.m. His next of kin were notified.
    The patrol report stated that Lekey was transported by the coroner to Fancher-Rekus Funeral Home in Iberia.
    According to the patrol report, Lekey was not wearing a seat belt. The vehicle was totaled.

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