Around 6:12 a.m. this morning the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Cass County along with the Cass County Sheriffs Office responded to a one vehicle accident on Missouri 2 Highway just East of S. Bennett Road in rural Cass County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when 2003 Chevrolet driven by 29 year old Thomas C. Hartley of Clinton, Missouri traveled off the roadway and overturned, coming to rest on its wheels.
Mr. Hartley was pronounced dead at the scene by Jackson County Medical Examiner A. Wilcoxen at 8:00 p.m.
The vehicle received extensive damage and was towed from the scene by Johnson Tow Company. This is Troop A of the Missouri State Highway Patrol's 53 Fatality accident of 2015.
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