LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — A 25-year-old man is dead after a semi-truck overturned on westbound I-470 near Lee’s Summit Wednesday morning.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Quinton Wilkes was driving the truck and experienced a tire blowout at about 8:30 a.m.

The truck then overturned and struck several trees on the right side of the highway.

Wilkes was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead about an hour later.

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