Missouri State Highway Patrol: Adrian Fatality

A one-vehicle rollover accident took the life of an Adrian Resident on February 9th around 7:45 pm.

The accident occurred on CR 1002 just east of Route V in rural Bates County.

18-year-old Carson L. Elmer of Adrian traveled off the roadway and through a fence, the vehicle then struck a tree and overturned on its top in a water-filled creek.

Carson l Elmer was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident and was released to Bates County Coroner Greg Mullinax.

There will be a candlelight Prayer Vigil tonight at 5 pm at the Methodist Church in Adrian as you grieve the death of Carson Elmer. 

Carson passed away last night in an accident. Our prayers are with Mark and Melinda Elmer and their family.