Columbia man killed in Saline County crash

A Columbia man was killed in a crash in Saline County Monday morning.

A Columbia man is dead following a car crash in Saline County Saturday morning.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 21-year-old Roderick Thomas was driving westbound on I-70 at the 65 mile marker at 8:25 a.m. when he overtook and hit a unit being towed by another vehicle.

Thomas' car then flipped several times, ejecting both passengers.

23-year-old Jordan Elam was pronounced dead at the scene. 22-year-old Dominique Thomas sustained moderate injuries.

Roderick Thomas was airlifted to Research Hospital with serious injuries.

None of them were wearing seat belts.