1 dead, 3 seriously injured in Butler Co. crash

POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KAIT) – One man is dead following a head-on collision in Butler County, Missouri.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Joshua A. Anderson, 26, of Poplar Bluff died after a crash on Business 67 near Butler County Road 468 Tuesday afternoon.

Troopers said Anderson was traveling north when the car he was driving crossed the centerline and hit another car driven by Ricky Weaver of Poplar Bluff head on.

Anderson was pronounced dead at the scene. His passenger, Brittany Moore of Poplar Bluff was seriously injured and taken to a Poplar Bluff hospital.

Weaver and his passenger, Megan Hicks of Neelyville were also taken to a Poplar Bluff hospital with serious injuries.

All of those involved were not wearing seat belts, according to the crash report.

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