One killed in crash south of Qulin

One killed in crash south of Qulin

BUTLER COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - A man from Poplar Bluff has died after a crash on MO 53 south of Qulin.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 19-year-old Dillon Keith was driving on MO 53 when he crossed the center line and hit a truck head on.

It happened just after 7:30 Friday morning.

Keith was killed in the crash.

The driver of the truck, 38-year-old Joseph Hawkins of Portageville, was taken by helicopter to a St. Louis hospital.

Troopers closed both lanes of the highway to traffic for about two hours.

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