1 dead, 4 injured following crash in Barton County

Fatal Crash Barton County
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BARTON COUNTY, Mo. – One person is dead and four children injured following a single-vehicle crash in Barton County.

The accident happened along US 160 four miles north of Golden City. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, just after 8:00 last night, a car driven by Isiah Pitts of Golden City, Missouri hit a bull in the road, went off the road, and then struck a tree. One of the passengers, Jason Hawkins, was taken by helicopter to Cox South Hospital in Springfield where he later died from his injuries.

There were four children in the car as well, ages 2 to 11, all four were taken to Cox Barton County in Lamar with minor injuries.