LEE’S SUMMIT, MO – A man was killed when his SUV was involved in a rear-end collision on Interstate 70 Tuesday morning, KCTV reports.
The incident took place near Interstate 470 at about 8:15 a.m. According to Independence police, a previous crash had caused traffic to slow down on I-70.
During the backup, the driver of an SUV slammed into the rear of a tractor-trailer. The driver of the SUV, identified as 38-yekar-old Joshua Stump of Lee’s Summit, suffered fatal injuries. A passenger in his SUV was hospitalized with undisclosed injuries. The truck driver was not hurt.
Independence police are continuing to investigate the cause of the crash.
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