Posted on Aug 11, 2022

BATES COUNTY, MO - A driver died after his vehicle was involved in a collision in Bates County on Monday afternoon, state troopers said.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol's accident log, a 42-year-old man was driving a 1993 GMC northbound at about 3:30 p.m. when he failed to stop at the intersection of Highway AA and 6001 Road.  The car crashed into the back of a 1988 Mack truck that had slowed down to stop.

The driver of the GMC, a resident of Butler, Missouri, was taken to Cass Regional Hospital and pronounced dead.  He was not wearing a seat belt when the crash occurred, the MSHP said. No other injuries were reported.

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