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Region 8 man dies in ATV accident

POPLAR BLUFF, MO - One southeast Missouri man is dead and another is seriously injured after a collision involving two all-terrain vehicles.

The incident happened at 1 a.m. Saturday in Butler County, killing 46-year-old David Campbell of Poplar Bluff.  Another Poplar Bluff man, 30-year-old Richard McArthur, was airlifted to St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says both men were traveling north on a county road when Campbell's ATV struck the rear of McArhur's ATV.  Both men were ejected.

Campbell was pronounced dead at the scene.

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