29-year-old Missouri man killed in crash near Big River

Around the Region

ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, Mo. – A 29-year-old man died early Saturday morning after his car crashed and overturned on a St. Francois County highway near the Big River.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred around 2:40 a.m. on Highway CC just east of Cole Road.

Investigators said a 2015 GMC Yukon was traveling westbound on the highway when, for reasons unknown, the vehicle went off the right side of the roadway, struck a rock embankment, and overturned.

The driver, Jacob Niedbalski of Sullivan, Missouri, was pronounced dead at the scene.

State police said Niedbalski was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Video


More Don't Miss

Trending Stories

Follow KNWA & FOX24 on Facebook

get the app

News App

Weather App

Follow @KNWAFOX24 on Twitter

Trending Stories

Mega Millions & Powerball Numbers