UPDATE:  8 a.m. – A fatal accident Monday afternoon involved a volunteer firefighter in Johnson County.

The County Fire Protection District which responded to the crash in the 600 block of Route F, identified one of their own, 61 year old Carl Monteer, as the victim.

The District says, Monteer began his volunteer service March of 2018. He served out of the District’s Station 3 in Chilhowee.

JOHNSON COUNTY, Mo. — Icy road conditions is to blame for a fatal accident in Johnson County.

61-year-old Carl M. Monteer died when he lost control on southbound Route F and struck a ditch after leaving the roadway.

His body was transported to Phillips Funeral Home in Warrensburg.