Master Sergeant Carl Cosper was killed in a vehicle collision while responding to a domestic violence call in the town of Seligman.
He was traveling south on Missouri 37 at County Road 1060, approximately one half-mile south of Washburn, when his patrol car struck a school bus that turned left in front of him. His patrol car overturned and he was ejected from the vehicle.
Sergeant Cosper was taken to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
Sergeant Cosper had served with the Barry County Sheriff’s Department for 10 years.