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Police: Road rage leads to stabbing on Highway 36

Police said it started when a white Toyota cut off a tractor trailer multiple times.

Posted: Sep 3, 2019 1:41 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) St. Joseph police say a case of road rage boiled over to violence after one person was stabbed.

It happened on Highway 36 near I-29 around 6:15 p.m. Monday.

Police said it started when a white Toyota cut off a tractor trailer multiple times. Both vehicles eventually stopped on the side of the highway. Police said a man in the Toyota got out with a large screwdriver and stabbed the semi truck driver in the arm. A passenger in the semi grabbed a gun and fired one shot into the ground.

No one has been arrested. The victim was treated and released from the hospital.

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