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      Elderly Centralia man killed in Boone County crash

      An elderly Centralia man was killed in a Boone County crash Tuesday afternoon.

      An elderly Centralia man was killed in a Boone County crash Tuesday afternoon.

      The crash happened on Highway 22 near Highway 151 around 1:30 p.m.

      According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, when 69-year-old Karen Wehrman attempted to pass a semi that was slowing to make a left turn, her minivan hit the semi and another car.

      Wendell Wehrman, 88, was a passenger in the minivan. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

      Karen Wehrman was airlifted to University Hospital in serious condition.

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