LACLEDE COUNTY, MO. (THECOUNT) — Michael Boes, of Weatherby Lake, Missouri, has been identified as the victim in a fatal vehicle crash Tuesday night in Laclede County.

Boes, 40, was killed Tuesday night in a single-vehicle crash near Lebanon.


According to reports, Boes was traveling in a pickup truck operating by an unnamed driver on I-44 near Lebanon, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around mile marker 143. The vehicle then collided with an embankment.

Authorities did not provide information on the condition of the driver.

Boes was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Laclede County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 35,571. Its county seat is Lebanon. The county was organized February 24, 1849, and was named after Pierre Laclède, founder of St. Louis. Laclede County comprises the Lebanon, MO Micropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.