2 dead after car careens into Butler County home

BUTLER COUNTY, MO – Officials in Butler County have reported two fatalities after a car crashed into a home Sunday night.

According to KFVS, the accident was reported at about 10:30 p.m.at a home just off of Highway 51 near Fagus.

Officials with the Missouri State Highway Patrol say 20-year-old Spencer Hardin lost control of his 2009 BMW 335I and left the roadway before crashing into the home. His 16-year-old passenger also died as a result of the crash. Both individuals were wearing seatbelts at the time of the incident.

An investigation into what may have caused Hardin to lose control of the vehicle is likely underway.

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