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JACKSON COUNTY, Mo.- The Missouri Highway Patrol reported a two-vehicle accident during the early morning hours in Jackson County.

The accident report states Anthony Ward, 37 of Buckner, Mo., was westbound on I-70 at the 18 mile marker when he struck the rear of a vehicle driven by Robert Price, 36, of Bates City, Mo., after changing from the center lane to the left.

Price was the only driver injured and was transported to Centerpoint Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.