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Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Fatal rollover crash in Cass County

On June 6th around 5:18 p.m. the Missouri State Highway Patrol along with Cass County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a one vehicle rollover accident at E. 171st just east of Shimel Road in rural Cass County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2005 Chevrolet driven by 18 year old Austin M. Duffey of Holden, Missouri traveled off the left side of the roadway and struck a guardrail. After impact the vehicle overturned coming to rest in a creek.

Mr. Duffey sustained moderate injuries and was transported by ambulance to CenterPoint Medical Center in Independence for treatment. A passenger in the vehicle 25 year old Tristan C. Ervin of Warrensburg, Missouri was pronounced dead at the scene of this accident. 

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 38th Fatality of the year 2021.


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