Sunday, October 2, 2022

Lamar teen killed, Two others injured in Barton County crash

On October 2nd around 1:45 a.m. the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Barton County along with Barton County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a one vehicle accident on V Highway around 10 miles northwest of Lamar, Missouri.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the eastbound 2008 Chevrolet Impala driven by 18 year old Benjamin L. Harrington of Lamar, Missouri ran off the left side of the roadway, struck and bluff and overturned.

Mr. Harrington was pronounced dead at the scene of this accident and his body was transported Daniel Funeral Home in Lamar.

Two juvenile passengers in this vehicle both were injured and both were transported to the hospital for treatment. This is Troop D of the Missouri State Highway Patrol's 101st fatality of the year 2022.

View crash report below:

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