The Highway Patrol reported a fatality accident that occurred Saturday afternoon about 1:40 in Jackson County at Highway 7 and Stringtown Road.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, A northbound vehicle driven by Aaron C. Rash, 26, of Pleasant Hill, slowed for traffic and was struck in the rear by a vehicle driven by Lorenda Kidd, 44, of Pleasant Hill. Rash was ejected from his car and struck by a southbound vehicle driven by David F. Havlik, 39, of Pleasant Hill.

Rash was pronounced dead at the scene. Kidd received minor injuries and was taken to St. Luke’s East Hospital.