One person killed in crash in McDonald County

MCDONALD COUNTY, Mo. -- The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that one person has died and several others are injured after a crash on MO 76 in Anderson, Friday evening.

The report states that John M. Howerton, 41, of Lanagan, Mo., was killed after the car he was in attempted to turn in front of an oncoming vehicle around 6:45 p.m. Howerton was pronounced deceased at the scene. The two other occupants of that vehicle were taken to a nearby hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the oncoming vehicle sustained moderate injuries.

Troop D reports this is their 77th fatality crash in 2019.