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Saturday, November 14, 2020

Two vehicle accident just west of Butler

On 11/13/20 around 5:28pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Bates County along with Bates County Sheriff's Deputies and Butler Fire Department responded to a two vehicle accident on Missouri 52 West Highway just west of CR 441 in rural Butler.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2016 Dodge Journey driven by 53 year old John W. Rodabaugh of Amoret, Missouri struck the 1970 Chevrolet C40  grain truck driven by 53 year old Donald W. Cole of Butler, Missouri that was stopped in traffic.

Both drivers sustained minor injuries in this accident and both refused medical treatment at the scene of the accident.

Both vehicles were totaled and towed from the scene of the crash by Douty's Tow of Butler and J's Southland Tow.