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Friday, May 14, 2021

Pedestrian struck and killed in Cass County

On May 13th around 5:50pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol along with Cass County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a pedestrian that was struck and killed on I-49 near mile maker 170.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the occurred when the 2017 Ford Explorer driven by 25 year old Kasey M. Hurtie of East Lynne, Missouri was southbound when she struck 41 year old Michael A. Bening of Raymore, Missouri who was walking in the roadway.

Mr. Bening was rushed to a local hospital and was pronounced dead at 17:50 hours. He was transported to Forensic Medical in Kansas City, Kansas.

The vehicle was totaled and towed from the scene of this accident by J's Southland Tow. This is Troop A of the Missouri State Highway Patrol's 28th fatality of the year 2021.