NEWTON COUNTY, MO - A one-vehicle crash leaves a Southwest Missouri man dead. The accident happened just before 2:00 am Thursday. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, Steven T. Kerley of Rocky Comfort was traveling northbound on Route H, 4 miles east of Neosho. His car ran off the roadway and overturned. Kerley was transported to a Joplin hospital where he was pronounced dead. Kerley was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.