Fatal-Crash-generic-27825957-480-x-270BENTON COUNTY, Mo. – A motor vehicle accident in Benton County was fatal for an Edwards driver Thursday night, September 17, 2015.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred around 8:40 p.m. on Highway 65 at Route BB when a westbound vehicle driven by Jordon M. Powers, 17, of Edwards failed to stop at a stop sign and traveled into the path of northbound Eugene Hayes, 64, of Lincoln Missouri. After the impact, both occupants of the Powers vehicle were ejected.

Powers was pronounced dead at the scene and his passenger, Mason L. Flippin, 17, of Warsaw was flown to University Hospital in serious condition. Hayes received moderate injuries and was taken by private vehicle for treatment.