Man dead after weekend scooter crash

VAN BUREN, MO (KAIT) – A Missouri man is dead after a weekend crash in Carter County involving a scooter.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Howard Wiley, 67, of Van Buren died Saturday following a crash on U.S. Highway 60 near Van Buren.

Troopers said Wiley was driving a scooter when he was hit by Hugh McCabe, 87, of Finley Park, IL. Both drivers were heading east when the crash happened.

Wiley was later pronounced dead at an Ellington, MO hospital. McCabe was not listed as injured and was tested as required by Missouri law, according to the crash report.

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