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One killed, two injured in Barton County crash

One person was killed and two more  were injured around 1:45 a.m. this morning when an eastbound car ran off Route “V” about ten miles northwest of Lamar.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a 2008 Chevy Impala struck a bluff and overturned.

The driver of the vehicle, 18-year-old Benjamin L. Harrington of Lamar, was pronounced dead at the scene by  Barton County Coroner Sarah Rutledge.

A 16-year-old female passenger was seriously injured.

She was transported by Air Evac to Mercy Springfield.

A16-year-old male passenger suffered minor injuries. He was transported by private vehicle for treatment.

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