BATES CITY, Mo. — A crash between two semitrailers on Interstate 70 in Lafayette County left one driver dead Wednesday afternoon.
Missouri State Highway Patrol said troopers and local police were called to the westbound I-70 crash near Bates City around 3 p.m.
One of the semi drivers, 47-year-old David Seward of Odessa was taken to a nearby hospital and later died from their injuries, MSHP said. He was wearing a seat belt.
The online crash reports says the semi Seward was driving crashed into the rear of a second semi. The driver of the second semi was not injured.