Friday 15th January 2021

A Lehigh Acres, Florida, man suffered moderate injuries in a traffic crash in Lafayette County on Tuesday.
According to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred as a westbound Kenworth, driven by 51-year-old Jesus Lara Perez, of Lehigh Acres, reportedly traveled off the left side of the roadway and struck the median cables.
While the driver reportedly was not injured, a passenger- 41-year-old Yoel Martinez Acosta, who reportedly was not wearing a seat belt, was transported by Odessa EMS to Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence for treatment.
The crash happened at 1:40 a.m. at the 42 mile marker on I-70.