WEBSTER COUNTY, Mo. – An Independence man was ran over and killed by a vehicle in Webster County Friday night.

The Missouri Highway Patrolfatalaccident report says the incident took place on private property off Route K, five miles South of Seymour. Anthony J. Fjeld, 59, was directing a backing vehicle driven by Wayne Rasmussen, 57, of Kansas City, when Rasmussen apparently stepped on the accelerator instead of the brake. The vehicle ran over Fjeld and struck the towed unit of a parked vehicle.

Fjeld was later pronounced dead by a physician at Mercy Hospital.