UPDATE: (4/17/18, 12:45 p.m.) — Lee’s Summit resident Alec Rush, 20, was pronounced dead at 5:46 a.m., the Highway Patrol said.
Further information was not immediately available.
CASS COUNTY, MO – Lee’s Summit drivers received injuries in a crash in Cass County.
A Highway Patrol crash report indicates the accident was just north of Kidwell Road in the northbound lanes of 291 Highway Monday night. A vehicle driven by Alec Rush, 20, lost control after it struck a deer, and crossed over the center line where it hit the front of a second vehicle. Rush was taken with serious injuries to Research Medical. The other driver, Nathaniel Slaughter, 28, was transported to Centerpoint with moderate injuries.