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October 12, 2013

Joplin accident claims life of Neosho man

JOPLIN, Mo. — A Neosho man died and another Neosho man was critically injured in a one-vehicle accident early today in Joplin.

According to the Joplin Police Department, at 6:02 a.m,. Eric Bower, 17, Neosho, was driving when his 2004 Nissan Frontier pickup truck left the road and struck a parked trailer at 2525 W. 20th Street. He was taken to Freeman Health System in critical condition.

A passenger, Tyler Bower, 19, also of Neosho, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation by the Major Crash Team of the Joplin Police Department.


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