Beaufort, Mo. - Early this morning at approximately 6:30 a.m., a one-vehicle crash occured on Highway EE, one-half mile north of Neier Road.
Driver Leonard Luechtefeld, 31, of Owensville, travelled off the east side of the roadway in his 2004 Ford F250 before overturning and striking a parked vehicle.
Both the driver, Luechtefeld, and passenger Richard Franek, 45 of Beaufort, were ejected from the vehicle. Neither of the men were wearing a safety device.
Both Luechtefeld and Franek were taken to Mercy Hospital in Washington by Union Ambulance in serious condition.