One dead in three vehicle crash in Newton county

NEWTON COUNTY, Mo – One man is dead following a three vehicle crash in Newton County Friday.

The accident happened just after 4:00 Friday afternoon on highway 43 five miles north of Seneca. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, one car had stopped to make a left turn, when a car driven by 55 year old William Browne of Wyandotte rear-ended the stopped car. Browne’s car then crossed the center line and hit another vehicle. Browne was pronounced dead on the scene. The other two drivers were not seriously injured.