BUTLER COUNTY— One person died in an accident just after 6:30p.m. Tuesday in Butler County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2003 Chevy Monte Carlo driven by Jaxson R. Warren, 18, Kennett, was southbound on MO 53 two miles north of Qulin. The vehicle struck a 1993 Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by Jacky F. Battle, 45, Poplar Bluff, that had slowed to make a turn.
Battles was pronounced dead at the scene and transported to the Butler County morgue. Kennett was not injured. Battles was wearing a helmet, according to the MSHP.