An 86-year old Malden man died just after 6 o ‘clock last night in Stoddard County after a 2-vehicle crash on Route U – 6 miles west of Bernie. Missouri Highway Patrol Troop E reports indicate Osbin Crawford was southbound when he failed to stop at a stop sign and drove his pick up truck into the path of another vehicle driven by 68-year old Alan Burleson of Dexter. Burleson was buckled in and unable to stop in time. He does NOT have injuries listed in the report. Crawford was airlifted to a Kennett hospital where he was pronounced dead. He is fatality number 40 for Troop E in 2012.
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