Lebanon Man Dies, Three Others Injured In Highway 5 Accident

A Lebanon man is dead, and three other Lebanon residents suffered serious injuries following a two-vehicle accident Thursday afternoon on Missouri Highway 5, 5 miles north of Lebanon. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports say a southbound pickup truck of Lebanon, driven by 55-year-old Michael McBride, crossed the center line and hit an SUV head-on. Both vehicles ran off the road after the impact. McBride was killed, and the driver of the SUV, 30-year-old Bethany Eidson of Lebanon. Two girls in her vehicle, a nine and a 5-year-old, were taken to Lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach with serious injuries.