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Salem Man Killed in Crawford County Crash

(Steelville) A man from Salem lost his life after a one car crash yesterday (tuesday) afternoon in Crawford County.

The Highway Patrol says the accident took place a few miles west of Steelville on ‘M’ Highway, just south of Highway 8 when a Ford Taurus driven by 78-year-old James Vaughn of Salem ran off the road, struck a driveway, overturned and struck a tree.

Vaughn was thrown from vehicle.

He was pronounced dead at the scene by Deputy Crawford County Coroner Nikki Bussell.

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