According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, Christopher A. Ehrenreich, 32, Shelbina, was driving the 2010 Ford Crown Victoria Shelby County 518 on Thursday, May 26, at 10:15 p.m. on Highway 36 in Shelby County approximately one half mile east of Lakenan.
Deputy Ehrenreich was eastbound on Highway 36 attempting to overtake a vehicle when he lost control on the wet road, slid off the right side of the roadway, struck an embankment and came to rest in a ditch.
The vehicle was totaled in the crash. The driver received only minor injuries and was to seek his own treatment.
The Patrol was assisted by the Shelby County Sheriff’s Department and Shelby County Fire and Rescue.