One Man Dead Following I-70 Accident in Lafayette County
A 47-year-old Odessa man was killed in a June 6 accident on I-70 in Lafayette County.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 2011 Mack Truck struck the rear of a 2016 Kenworth around 3 p.m. near mile marker 31. The driver of the Mack, David E. Seward, was transported by EMS to Centerpoint Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The Mack was totaled in the accident and was towed from the scene. The Kenworth sustained moderate damage. Its driver, 61-year-old Timothy E. Meier of Topeka, was not injured.