On December 7th around 1:08 p.m. the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Cass County along with Cass County Sheriff's Deputies and Harrisonville Police Department responded to a semi truck that was struck by a train at the intersection of Anaconda Drive and Clearwater Drive in Harrisonville.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2013 Kenworth driven by 66 year old Michael K. Samani of Lenexa, Kansas attempted to cross in front of and was struck by the train, the Kenworth then struck a fixed object and overturned before catching fire.
Mr. Samani was pronounced dead at the scene of this accident at 1:14 p.m. by the Medical Examiner, He was transported to Forensic Medical of Kansas.
This is Troop A of the Missouri State Highway Patrol's #75 Fatality of the year 2021.
View crash report below: