Around 11:42 a.m. this morning the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Cass County along with Cass and St. Clair County Sheriffs Deputies responded to a one vehicle fatality accident on Missouri 7 Highway just South of 219th Street in rural Cass County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 1996 Ford driven by 73 year old Roy G. Kauffman of Pleasant Hill, Missouri traveled off the roadway, struck a signpost and ditch the culvert before coming to rest.
Mr. Kauffman was pronounced dead at 11:58 a.m.by Central Cass Paramedic E. Myler, His body was transported by the Jackson County Medical Examiner.
This is Troop A of the Missouri State Highway Patrol's 54 Fatality accident of 2015.
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