• June 09, 2023

16-year-old Killed in Tractor-Trailer Accident at Landfill in Lee’s Summit, MO

Kansas City, MO — June 8, 2023, a 16-year-old was killed due to a tractor-trailer accident at 10:00 a.m. at the Lee's Summit Recovery Park.

According to initial details provided by the Lee's Summit Police Department, the incident occurred at the landfill which appears to be located at 2101 SE Hamblen Road.

16-year-old Killed in Tractor-Trailer Accident at Landfill in Lee's Summit, MO

Right now, exact details surrounding the fatal incident are unavailable. Details right now suggest that a 16-year-old employee at the landfill somehow became pinned between a semi and a trailer. As a result, the incident resulted in the teenager sustaining fatal injuries. He was pronounced dead following transport to a hospital.

No other injuries were reported due to the incident. Right now, the exact cause of the crash has not been publicly determined. Authorities say that the incident is still under investigation, and additional details are pending their findings.


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