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      Wrong way driver causes fatal crash

      A 71-year-old man is dead after a head-on crash Saturday.

      A 71-year-old man is dead after a crash on Highway AB south of Richland Saturday.

      According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, Samuel Wood was heading west on Highway AB when his Ford Escape was hit head-on by a Buick Rivera driving in the wrong lane.

      The Buick was driven by 41-year-old Darriel McDaniels, of Richland.

      Wood was pronounced dead at the scene.

      McDaniels was airlifted to Mercy Hospital in Springfield with serious injuries.