Pleasant Hill man killed in Cass County crash involving semi

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PLEASANT HILL, Mo. — One person was killed early Tuesday morning following a two-vehicle crash involving a semi truck.

The crash was reported just before 6:30 a.m. on Missouri 7 Highway, south of East 163rd Street in Cass County.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the driver of a 2009 Pontiac pulled into the path of a semi.

The driver of the Pontiac, identified as 38-year-old Joshua W. Kolden of Pleasant Hill, was pronounced dead at Lee’s Summit Medical Center. He was not wearing a seat belt, according to the highway patrol.

The driver of the semi was not reported to have serious injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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