Around 12:35pm this afternoon the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Cass County along with Cass County Sheriffs Deputies responded to a one vehicle fatality accident on 307th Street just West of Tennessee Road in rural Cass County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 1999 Ford Ranger driven by 57 year old Monte J. Cummins of Harrisonville, Missouri was Westbound on 307th Street when he ran off the left side of the roadway striking a bridge and overturning coming to rest on its top in a creek bed.
Mr. Cummins was pronounced dead on the scene at 12:55pm by Paramedic Mark J. Graves. He was transported to the Jackson County Medical Examiners Office.
The vehicle was totaled and towed from the scene by J's Southland Tow.
This is Troop A of the Missouri State Highway Patrol's 34th Fatality accident on 2016.
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