PETTIS COUNTY, Mo. – An Excelsior Springs man was killed Friday afternoon, after a one vehicle crash in Pettis County.

David A. Butler, 53, was a passenger in a pickup driven by Tammie Garrett-Butler, 49, on southbound Highway 65, just after 5:45 yesterday afternoon. The crash report from the Missouri Highway Patrol says, the vehicle was changing lanes near Violet Road, when it skidded off the road and impacted a ditch. The pickup went airborne and came to rest on it’s top.

David Butler was transported to Bothwell Hospital, where he later died of his injuries.