Patterson man dies in wreck

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Patterson man

dies in wreck

A 56-year-old Patterson, Mo., man died Friday morning of injuries he suffered in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 67 at Highway JJ.

According to the report, at 7:25 a.m. Denton F. Deering was operating a 2006 Kia Optima southbound when it struck the rear of a 2012 Freightliner dump truck, which was being operated by Carl E. Steele, 58, of Naylor.

Deering was taken to Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 10:07 a.m. by Butler County Coroner Andy Moore. He is the 17th fatality in Troop E this year.