1 killed, 1 injured in Butler County crash

BUTLER COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - One person was killed and one person was injured in a crash in Butler County on Wednesday.

Brandon Ezzel, 25, of Du Rocher, Ill. was killed in the crash that happened early Wednesday morning.

Missouri State Troopers say Ezzel was traveling south on Highway 67 with Jason Venderberg, 31, of Corning Ark. when the crash occurred. Their car rear ended a tractor trailer rig when it ran off the road and overturned.

Ezzel and Vanderberg were both ejected from the vehicle. Investigators are still trying to determine who was driving the car.

Vanderberg is currently at a Memphis, Tenn. hospital with serious injuries.  The driver of the semi truck was not hurt. 

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