Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Harrisonville High School Freshman killed when he was struck by a vehicle

The Harrisonville Police Department is assisting the Missouri State Highway Patrol with a fatality motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian that occurred around 2:56pm in the 1100 block of east Elm Street in Harrisonville. 

The victim was identified as 14 year old Corey L. Turner, who was a freshman at Harrisonville High School.

Mr. Turner was walking down a sidewalk on east Elm Street when he was struck by a 1980 Chevrolet Blazer driven by 17 year old Kane A. Lightcap of Harrisonville, Missouri.

He was taken to Cass Regional Medical Center, where he passed away due to injuries sustained from the accident. 

Traffic is still being diverted from the area, where officers are working an active scene. 

Our thoughts and prayers to all those families affected by today's tragic incident.