A 27-year-old Union man was killed Friday night when the Jeep he was driving left the road, struck a tree and caught fire.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Bryce R. Frankenberg was driving a 2005 Jeep Cherokee westbound on Whiskey Creek Road west of Cedar Lane at 11:35 p.m. when the vehicle left the road. 

The Jeep struck a tree and became engulfed in flames, the patrol said. 

Frankenberg was pronounced dead at the scene.