Malden, MO man killed in crash

BUTLER COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - A single-vehicle crash Sunday, July 30, 2017 claimed the life of a Malden man.

The crash happened around 12:17 p.m. in Butler County on Highway 53, about a half-mile south of Poplar Bluff.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, 49-year-old John D. Minks was driving a Pontiac G6 northbound and, for an unknown reason, the car went off the right side of the road.

Minks was thrown from the car.

He was rushed by ambulance to a Poplar Bluff hospital where he later died.

Troopers report that Minks was not wearing a seat belt.

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