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One killed in accident; driver flees

Monday, August 15, 2011

POPLAR BLUFF -- Authorities are searching for the driver in a hit-and-run fatal accident Sunday in Butler County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports at 9:50 p.m. Alexander C. Metzing, 18, was operating a motorized scooter on Missouri 142, three miles south of Poplar Bluff, when he slowed to make a right turn and was struck in the rear by a dark blue truck.

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