A Shell Knob man was killed in a two-vehicle crash that occurred at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25, on Missouri Highway 13 south of Lampe.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred when the driver of a 2012 Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle, Kyle Mueller, 20, lost control and crossed the center line and struck a 2012 Subaru Outback, driven by Donna Rusterholz, 70, of Berryville, Ark. Mueller was pronounced dead at the scene by Stone County Coroner Rick Stumpff. He was taken to Stumpff Funeral Home in Kimberling City.
Both drivers were wearing safety devices
Other crashes: An Ash Grove woman suffered minor injures in a one-vehicle crash that occurred at 10:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24 on Lawrence County Road 11207, south of Missouri Highway 96.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred when the driver of a 2001 Kia Optima, Ronnie Cotter, 46, of Ash Grove, swerved to miss several deer in the roadway and struck a utility poll. Kayla Payne, 27, a passenger, suffered minor injuries and was transported to Mercy Hospital in Springfield.
Both occupants were wearing seatbelts.