A Knob Noster man was killed in a one-vehicle accident that occurred Wednesday afternoon in Johnson County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a southbound 2013 Chevy Equinox, driven by 48-year-old Lee G. Thomas of Knob Noster, was at 1256 NE 75 Road (east of Knob Noster) after 5 p.m., when the vehicle traveled off the left side of the roadway, and struck two fences and a tree.

Debris from the crash struck a parked Buick Enclave which was not occupied.

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Thomas was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:27 p.m., by Johnson County Coroner Clark Holdren. The body was taken to Sweeney Phillips Funeral Home in Warrensburg.

The Chevy was totaled.

Johnson County Deputies, Fire and EMS assisted the Troopers on scene.

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