Victim identified in deadly crash in Butler County, MO

BUTLER COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - Crews responded to a deadly crash on MO 53 at Route UU in Butler County, Missouri on Wednesday, November 8.

The crash involved a commercial motor vehicle and a passenger car.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, one person is dead.

The victim has been identified as 41-year-old Jason Burgess of Poplar Bluff, Mo. His next of kin have been notified

Poplar Bluff Police say a commercial vehicle leaked approximately 130 gallons of diesel on the road.

The Department of Natural Resources responded to the spill.

MO 53 south of Poplar Bluff is now open 3 hours later.

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