Cooper County man killed in I-70 crash

Highway Patrol: Kelly Klein, 51, killed in two-car crash near Boonville

BOONVILLE, Mo. - A Cooper County man was killed in a crash on I-70 Sunday morning.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Joseph Baucom, 29, of St. Louis, was driving westbound about 10 miles west of Boonville when he struck the car in front of him.

The collision caused the car driven by Kelly Klein, 51, of Wooldridge, to go off the road and overturn. Klein was pronounced dead at the scene.

A passenger in the car, Keely James, 51, also of Wooldridge, sustained moderate injuries in the crash.

Baucom also received moderate injuries.

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