News: Fatal crash reported on I-49 South in Peculiar

CASS COUNTY, MO – A 47-year-old man died following a crash between a dump truck and pickup truck in Peculiar Saturday. 

The collision occurred after 11:45 p.m. on I-49 South near Peculiar Drive, according to the MSHP Traffic Report Page. For reasons unknown, the driver of a 2022 Peterbilt Dump Truck crashed into a 2012 Ford F650. 

The driver of the dump truck was identified as 56-year-old Troy S Lauffer. 

Lauffer was unharmed, and it is unclear if he will face charges. 

The driver of the Ford F650 was identified as Douglas E Bentley. 

Bentley was transported to Belton Regional Hospital, where he died from his injuries. 

Did you lose a loved one to a motor vehicle crash caused by a reckless driver? If so, the Kansas City wrongful death lawyers from The McCallister Law Firm are ready to help you file your wrongful death claim and get you fully compensated for your losses. Call us at 816-931-2229 or contact us online to schedule a free, zero-obligation case evaluation.  

Recommended Posts