One man is dead after a two car crash which caused both vehicles to burn up Wednesday afternoon west of Kismet on Highway 54. Fifty-six year old Jerry Bolte of Nickerson lost his life in the crash. Forty-one year olf Thomas Sidney Fultz of Lebanon, Missouri was injured and taken to Southwest Medical Center. The 2005 freightliner tractor Fultz was driving was headed east on 54. Bolte was driving west in a 2009 Chevy Truck. The freightliner made an evasive maneuver across the center line and struck Bolte's car on the side. Both vehicles burned. The crash occurred at about 3:30 p.m. Bolte was pronounced dead at 5:55 p.m.