Highway Patrol identifies victim killed in Highway 59 crash

Crash reports have identified 50-year-old Lonnie Elmore as the victim of the fatal crash Thursday afternoon.

Posted: Jan 24, 2019 6:10 PM
Updated: Jan 24, 2019 8:20 PM

(ATCHISON, KS) A two vehicle collision along Highway 59 killed one St. Joseph man and sent three others to the hospital Thursday afternoon.

In a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the victim of the fatal crash has been identified as 50-year-old Lonnie Elmore of St. Joseph, Missouri.

Elmorewas not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, according to the report. Three other occupants were transported to Mosaic Life Care with injuries ranging from minor to moderate.

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Wednesday had an abundance of sunshine across northeast Kansas and northwest Missouri with hot and very humid conditions. A brief cool-down is expected Thursday, along with returning thunderstorm chances. A few storms may be severe.
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