Exeter man killed in collision with 2 vehicles | Crime and courts

A 37-year-old Exeter man died Monday in a 6:40 p.m. two-vehicle collision on Missouri Highway 76, one mile west of Exeter in Barry County, according to the Missouri State Highway. patrol.

James D. Johnson was pronounced dead at the scene by the Barry County coroner.

The other driver, Johnathan A. Lewis, 35, of Stella, was taken to Mercy Hospital Joplin with moderate injuries.

Johnson was driving a westbound car that slid on wet pavement and struck Lewis’ eastbound vehicle, the patrol said.

• A Cassville man was injured in a single-vehicle crash at 10 p.m. Monday on Farm Road 2190, about 2 miles north of Shell Knob in Barry County, State Patrol said.

John C. Lawrence, 51, was taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Cassville with minor injuries.

Lawrence was driving a westbound pickup truck that veered off the road and hit a tree, the patrol said.

• A Nebraska truck driver was injured in the wreckage of a single vehicle at 7:25 a.m. Monday on Highway N, 5 miles southeast of Jasper in Jasper County, State Patrol said. State.

Kimberly A. Williams, 59, of Papillion, Nebraska, was transported by ambulance to Mercy Hospital Joplin with moderate injuries.

She was driving a westbound tractor-trailer that veered off the right side of the road before returning to the pavement and overturning, the patrol said.