Poplar Bluff, Mo. man killed in motorcycle crash
BUTLER COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - A Poplar Bluff, Missouri man was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Butler County on Tuesday evening, Nov. 26.
Emergency crews were called to the crash at approximately 6:40 p.m. on Highway 53, about two miles north of Qulin.
The crash involved a motorcycle and a car.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP), 45-year-old Jacky F. Battles slowed down his 1993 Harley Davidson to make a turn when a car hit him from behind.
Battles died at the scene.
The driver of the car, 18-year-old Jaxson R. Warren was not injured in the crash.
Troopers report Battles was wearing a helmet, but it is unclear if Warren was wearing a seat belt.
Both vehicles were towed from the scene.
The car had extensive damage and the motorcycle was totaled.
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