A man was killed in a crash at 1 a.m. Saturday in Pettis County. 

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Talbert E. Richard, 26, of Sedalia, was driving north on state Route U at Smasal Road when his vehicle traveled off the right side of the road and struck an embankment. His vehicle then overturned multiple times, struck a barbed wire fence and came to rest against a tree. 

Richard was pronounced at the scene by the Pettis County deputy coroner. 

The report states Richard was not wearing a safety device.

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