Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Fatal Motorcycle Crash On I-49 In Bates County

On Monday March 11th at around 2:45 p.m. the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Bates County along with Bates County Sheriff's Deputies, Bates County EMS and Butler Fire Department responded to a two vehicle accident in the northbound lanes of I-49 near mile marker 133 north of Butler.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when a 2013 Chevrolet Traverse driven by 39 year old Jason G. Wilkey of Creston, Iowa was stopped in traffic when he was rear-ended by a 1999 Suzuki Intruder driven by 37 year old Jennifer N. Stanford of Kansas City, Missouri.

Jennifer was pronounced dead at the scene of this accident and was transported to the Mullinax Funeral Home in Butler. Next of kin have been  notified.