A Houstonia man died and two teens were injured Monday night in a two-vehicle accident that occurred in Saline County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a westbound 1996 Ford, driven by 58-year-old David E. Mullineaux of Houstonia, was on 125th Road, west of Diamond Avenue at 8:39 p.m., when his vehicle crossed the center line and struck an eastbound 1972 Chevrolet, driven by a 17-year-old male. Mullineaux was pronounced dead at the scene by Saline County Coroner Willie Harlow at 9:25 p.m. The body was taken to Lewis-Campbell Funeral Home.

The driver of the Chevy, and a 16-year-old male in the Ford, both of Houstonia, suffered minor injuries and both refused treatment on scene.

Both vehicles were totaled.

Saline County Deputies assisted the Patrol at the scene.

Randy Kirby
Randy Kirby

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