Man killed in Tuesday motorcycle crash

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

A 45-year-old Poplar Bluff man was killed in a two-vehicle crash at 6:40 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, on Highway 53, two miles north of Qulin.

According to the report, Jacky F. Battles was operating a southbound 1993 Harley Davidson that was slowing to make a turn and was struck by a 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo being driven southbound by Jaxson R. Warren, 18, of Kennett.

Battles was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:02 p.m. by Butler County Coroner Andy Moore.

Battles is the 49th fatality in Troop E this year.

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