Bates City Man Killed in Jackson County Crash
A Bates City man was killed in a two-vehicle accident that occurred Wednesday morning in Jackson County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a westbound 2002 Ford F-550, driven by 20-year-old Brady A. Fox of Richmond, was on US 50 at Alley Jackson Road just before 8 a.m., when was making a left turn and a westbound 2015 Ford Transit, driven by 27-year-old Austin B. Vantine of Bates City, overtook and struck the rear of the F-550.
Vantine was pronounced dead at the scene at 8 a.m.,by paramedic Joey Ford. The body was taken to the Jackson County Medical Examiner's Office.
The F-550 had minor damage, while the Transit was totaled.
Lone Jack Police, Lake Lotawana Police and Jackson County Deputies assisted the five Troopers on scene.