Pleasant Hill Man Killed in Cass County Crash
A Pleasant Hill man was killed in a two-vehicle accident that occurred Tuesday morning in Cass County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that an eastbound 2009 Pontiac, driven by 38-year-old Joshua K. Kolden of Pleasant Hill, pulled into the path of a southbound 1995 Kenworth, driven by 63-year-old Eddie G. Beaty of Independence, on Missouri 7, south of 163rd Street at 6:27 a.m.
Kolden taken to Lee's Summit Medical Center by Lake Lotawana EMS, and was pronounced dead at 7:33 a.m. by Dr. Nicole Cloutier.
Kolden was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, according to the report.
The Pontiac was totaled, while the Kenworth had moderate damage.
Cass County Deputies and Pleasant Hill Police assisted the Patrol at the scene.