Leeton Man Killed After Striking Freightliner in Johnson County
A Leeton man died Monday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident that occurred in Johnson County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a northbound 2001 GMC Sierra, driven by 36-year-old Daniel L. Harding of Leeton, was on Missouri Business 13 at SE 190th Road around 3 p.m., when the vehicle traveled into the southbound lane and struck a southbound 2006 Freightliner tractor trailer driven by 57-year-old John A. Gulley of Marshall. After impact, the Sierra traveled off the west side of the roadway.
Harding was pronounced dead at the scene by Dr. Ghazali at 4:19 p.m. The body was taken to Sweeney-Phillips and Holdren Funeral Home. Harding was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, according to the report. The Sierra was totaled.
Gulley suffered minor injuries and refused treatment at the scene.
Johnson County deputies assisted the Patrol at the scene.