fatal-accident-graphic_jpg_475x310_q85CLAY COUNTY, Mo – An accident on US 69 Highway south of 166th in Clay County was fatal for a young Excelsior Springs man.

Information by Missouri Highway Patrol indicates Hillary Alexander House, 28, was driving south in the northbound lane in the early afternoon yesterday.  Another vehicle driven by Roger Gudermuth, 59, of Lawson was struck head-on.

According to the accident report, House was not wearing a safety device.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.  Gudermuth was treated for moderate injuries at Liberty Hospital.