Missouri Fatality Crash: Death of Barry L. Johnson, Doniphan, MO

(STL.News) The Missouri Highway Patrol reported a traffic accident.  We regret to report this accident/news but wish that everybody involved and their families the best.

Missouri Auto Accident Report: Resulting in the death of Barry L. Johnson (69) from Doniphan, Missouri, and serious injuries to Amy L. Swofford (40) from Harviell, Missouri

  1. Date: March 24, 2021
  2. Time: 9:38 PM
  3. Number of Vehicles: Two (2)
  4. Driver Name (1): Barry L. Johnson (69) from Doniphan, Missouri
  5. Driver Name (2): Amy L. Swofford (40) from Harviell, Missouri
  6. Injury Driver (1): FATAL
  7. Injury Driver (2): Serious
  8. Vehicle Description (1): 2002 Chevrolet Malibu
  9. Vehicle Description (2): 2000 Nissan XTERRA
  10. Incident ID Number: 210252551
  11. County: Butler County
  12. Location: US 67 SB 2 miles south of Poplar Bluff, Missouri
  13. Driver Insurance (1): Progressive
  14. Driver Insurance (2): Progressive
  15. Vehicle (s) Direction: Vehicle 1 was northbound while vehicle 2 was southbound
  16. Investigated by: SGT RC DYE #483, assisted by TPR JC Johnson #388
  17. Troop: Troop E
  18. Misc. Information: Fatality Crash: crash occurred as vehicle 1 was traveling in the wrong direction and struck vehicle 2 head-on.  Pronounced at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center by Dr. Raymond Ketting at 2242.

It is the law in Missouri to:

  • Wear a Seat-belt
  • Have auto insurance
  • Obey the laws
  • Do NOT drive while under the influence of alcohol or drug use.