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Bethel, Missouri, man dies following Sunday crash

A Bethel, Missouri, man has died following a crash Sunday morning in Marion County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has reported that Michael Gustin, 38 has died following injuries sustained in the crash on Sunday.

Troopers said at 9:15 a.m., a car driven by Gustin collided with a pick-up truck driven by George Payne, 87, of Wentzville.

The crash report said it happened on Route J, five miles northwest of Philadelphia, Missouri. 

Troopers said both vehicles met near the center of the road and collided head-on. 

Four people, two in each vehicle, were transported to Blessing Hospital with injuries.

The report said Gustin had serious injuries and the juvenile passenger had minor injuries. 

Payne had moderate injuries and his passenger had minor injuries. 


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