FERGUSON, Mo. – One man died after an overnight crash in Ferguson during which his car went airborne, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The crash happened around 3:30 a.m. Friday near Hereford Avenue and North Elizabeth Avenue. MSHP reports that Dario Graham, 20, has died in the crash. Next of kin has been notified.
According to a MSHP crash report, Graham’s car went airborne after he failed to yield a traffic stop. Investigators say his car began to slide after it landed, but he overcorrected. The car eventually went off the south side of the roadway, striking a traffic sign, tree, and part of a residence, per the crash report.
Graham was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. The Missouri State Highway Patrol and Ferguson Police Department continue to investigate what led up to the crash.