NEVADA, MO. (THECOUNT) — Benjamin L. Rash, of El Dorado Springs, MO and Jacob A. Guerrero of Sheldon, MO, have been identified as the victims in a double-fatal crash near Nevada, Missouri on Thursday night.

According to police, Rash, 21, was operating a Honda Civic on Highway BB near Nevada, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway. The vehicle the entered the shoulder and flipped over around 9:40 p.m. Thursday.


Rash and 21-year-old Guerrero both died at the scene of the wreck.

According to a crash report, neither man was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the violent wreck.

No further information was provided by officials on the deadly crash.


Geo quick facts: Nevada is a city in and the county seat of Vernon County, Missouri, United States. The population was 8,386 at the 2010 census, and 8,254 in the 2018 estimate. Nevada is the home of Cottey College. Its local government uses the council-manager model – Wikipedia.