fatal-accident-graphic_jpg_475x310_q85CASS COUNTY, Mo – A fatal accident Thursday morning, November 12, 2015 occurred as the result of halted traffic in the roadway.

On northbound MO 291 near 175th Street, a vehicle driven by Henry A. Barker, 58, of Kingsville rear-ended a semi tractor trailer stopped in the roadway because of a traffic incident.  According to Highway Patrol crash records, Barker was pronounced dead on the scene.

The driver of the semi, Robert L. Herndon, 53, of Adrian, was uninjured.