Sunday, March 19, 2023

El Dorado Springs man killed in two vehicle accident in St. Clair County

On March 18th around 8:14 p.m. the Missouri State Highway Patrol in St. Clair County along with St. Clair County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a two vehicle accident on Missouri 82 Highway around 3 miles northeast of El Dorado Springs, Missouri.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the eastbound 2007 Saab driven by 40 year old Eric Bote of El Dorado Springs, Missouri crossed the centerline of traffic and struck the westbound 1992 Dodge Ram Van driven by 48 Sarah Nickerson of Prairie Grove, Arkansas.

Mr. Bote was pronounced dead at the scene of this accident by the St. Clair County Coroner. He was transported to Sheldon Funeral Home in Osceola, Missouri.

Sarah Nickerson along with a passenger in her vehicle 44 year old Ryan M. Bradburn of Prairie Village, Arkansas both sustained serious injuries and both were transported by air ambulance to Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Missouri for treatment.

This is Troop D of the Missouri State Highway Patrol's 14th fatality accident of the year 2023.

View crash report below:

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