CASS COUNTY, Mo. – The driver of a pickup died when it crashed into a residence in Cass County Thursday, October 15, 2015. Fatal-Crash-generic-27825957-480-x-270

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred just after noon yesterday, when a Ford pickup driven by  Mark A. Morris, 61, of Raymore was northbound on Highway 7 about a quarter mile South of Freedom road. The vehicle ran off the left side of the roadway, crossed the median and southbound lanes before driving through a ditch and crashing into a private residence.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The accident remains under investigation by the Highway Patrol.