A Sedalia man was killed in a crash early Saturday morning in Henry County. 

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Cody M. Bennefeld, 25, was traveling westbound on state Route C near County Road Northeast 224 at 5:30 a.m. when he failed to negotiate a turn. 

Bennefeld’s vehicle traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree. 

Bennefeld was pronounced dead at the scene by Henry County Coroner Paul Abbott. 

The report states Bennefeld was not wearing a seat belt. 

Information is taken from preliminary Missouri State Highway Patrol reports, which do not necessarily contain statements from all parties involved.

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