JASPER COUNTY, MO. (THECOUNT) — Emmanuel Lovell, of Sarcoxie, Missouri, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Tuesday vehicle crash in Jasper County.

Lovell, 20, was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Sarcoxie late Tuesday afternoon. Eden Sims, his passenger, suffered injuries in the collision.


According to reports, Lovell was operating a Fiat on Highway 37 near CR-40 in Sarcoxie, when for unknown reasons, the Fiat crossed centerlines and into opposing lanes around 4 p.m. Tuesday. The vehicle then came into contact with a Ford F-250 pickup truck.

Lovell was pronounced dead at the scene.

19-year-old Sims was transported to an area hospital with moderate injuries.

The condition of the pickup driver was not provided.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Jasper County is a county located in the southwest portion of the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 117,404. Its county seat is Carthage, and its largest city is Joplin. The county was organized in 1841 and named for William Jasper, a hero of the American Revolutionary War – Wikipedia.