UPDATE (02/22/16) 6:27 P.M.): A Bulldozer accident in Lafayette County has ended in tragedy. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 3:35 p.m. on Monday, February 21, 2016, Glen D. Yake, 63, was working on private property at 4669 Highway M with a Komatsu bulldozer. Yake put the bulldozer in neutral before exiting. The bulldozer then began to roll and struck Yake, fatally wounding him. Yake was pronounced dead at the scene and transported to Ralph Jones Funeral Home in Odessa by the Lafayette County coroner. 

 

LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Mo— KMZU has received listener reports of a Bulldozer accident in Lafayette County.ambulance

According to the listener, an individual has been injured after an accident involving a bull dozer on Route O just north of I-70 in Lafayette County.

A dispatcher with the Missouri State Highway Patrol did confirm one subject was involved but could not verify the extent of injuries.

We will continue to monitor the situation and bring you updates as they are made available.