Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle North of Branson

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by Tim Church


BRANSON, Mo. – A man from Nixa suffers moderate injuries after being struck by a vehicle early this (Tuesday) morning, one mile north of Branson in Taney County.

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports 41-year-old Jason Burtless of Branson was traveling southbound on Highway 65 at 2:47 a.m., when 36-year-old Luke Mills jumped in front of, and was struck by Burtless’ vehicle.

Mills was transported to Cox South Hospital in Springfield to be treated for his injuries.