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Man dies in accident

Thursday, November 20, 2008

ALTON -- An Alton man, Arthur Bettis, was killed Nov. 15, at 2:45 a.m., in a one-vehicle accident.

According to Officer B.D. Pounds with Troop G of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred on Highway 19, five-miles north of Alton, when Bettis, 59, ran off the road and overturned the 1988 Toyota he was driving.

Officer Pounds reported Bettis was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident. He was pronounced dead at the accident scene by Oregon County Coroner Tom Clary.