Fatal Crash in Christian County
By: Sally Kaucher
Posted: Wednesday, January 23, 2013
A man from Nixa was killed Tuesday night in a crash in Christian County.
The Missouri Highway Patrol reports 45-year old Derek Freeman was southbound on Elk Valley Road a mile south of Ozark just after 10 p.m. when his car ran off the road and struck a tree. Freeman was taken to a Springfield hospital, where he was pronounced dead an hour after the crash.
According to the report, Freeman was not wearing a seat belt.