Warsaw man killed in Benton crash

A Warsaw man was killed on state Route BB at 7:07 p.m. Saturday. 

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Sonny L. Bradford, 61, of Warsaw, was traveling southbound on Route BB at Allen Road. Bradford failed to negotiate a left-hand curve and his vehicle traveled off the right side of the road. It then struck a warning sign and three trees.

Bradford was seriously injured and transported to University Hospital in Columbia by Life Flight. His passenger, Michael K. Orr, 44, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

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

City Reporter

Emily Walton is the city reporter for the Sedalia Democrat, covering local government and various city departments.

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