Franklin County man dies in head-on crash that leaves survivor with serious injuries

One man dies and another is seriously injured in a head-on crash in Franklin County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports Lance Lamkin, 29, of Union, was driving in the wrong lane of Route YY on Wednesday morning, when an oncoming Jeep approached.  The two collided.  The patrol reports Lamkin was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver Lamkin struck, Gregory Kruse, 20, of New Haven, was flown to a St. Louis hospital for treatment of serious injuries.