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.