Crash claims life of McDonald County man

A crash in McDonald County claims the life of a Lanagan, Missouri man.

The collision happened Friday, Sept. 6 at 6:45 p.m.on Missouri Highway 76 in Anderson when Joe McGuire of Webb City attempted to make a left turn in front of an oncoming car.

41-year-old John Howerton, McGuire’s passenger, was pronounced dead at the scene.

McGuire’s second passenger was airlifted to Freeman Hospital.

The driver of the other vehicle suffered moderate injuries.

No one in the collision was wearing a seat belt.

This is Troop D’s 77th fatality for 2019.


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