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MSHP-logoVan Buren, Mo. — A 51-year-old Ellsinore man was killed in a rollover near here in Carter County Wednesday.
Missouri State Highway Patrol said James W. Crouch was a passenger in a ’97 Chevy Cavalier driven by 27-year-old Aaron L. Freeman, also of Ellsinore.
Police said Freeman was westbound on County Road 127, 4 miles west of Van Buren, when he went off the left side of the road and overturned at 6:35 p.m. Wednesday.
Police said Crouch was partially ejected from the vehicle. The victim was pronounced dead at 7:10 p.m. at Poplar Bluff Regional Hospital by Dr. Rivas and taken to McSpadden Funeral Home in Van Buren.
A second passenger in the car, Andrew D. Millican, 26, also of Ellsinore, received minor injury but refused treatment, according to the report. The driver was not reported injured.

James Crouch

James Crouch

Visitation will start 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 106 Ash St., Van Buren.

A graveside service will be held 10 a.m. Monday at Aldrich Valley Cemetery, About 5 miles off Hwy. 60 in Aldrich Valley

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