Nixa Man Found Dead Monday In Douglas County

A Nixa man who had been the subject of an endangered person alert last week was found dead Monday at the scene of a traffic crash west of Ava.
The Highway Patrol has identified the man as Anthony D. Lane, 31.
The wrecked 2005 Nissan Titan was found seven miles west of Ava on Route K. The southbound pickup had run off the left side of the road and hit a tree, ejecting the driver.
Lane was pronounced dead by Douglas County Coroner Rick Miller at 2:40 p.m. Monday. The Highway Patrol estimated that the crash occurred around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9.
The Highway Patrol was assisted by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department in investigating the incident.