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Debris from Tractor Trailer Accident Hits Second Vehicle in Buchanan County

The debris from one accident hit a second vehicle in Buchanan County.

A report from the Missouri Highway Patrol says only one driver was injured in the accident. At 8:36 am Wednesday, 54-year-old Robert P. Hamkens of Sioux Falls, South Dakota was driving a tractor-trailer south on I-29 north of MO-6 Highway when he ran off the east side of the road. The vehicle struck the median cables with debris from that crash hitting a vehicle driven by 50-year-old Gregory L. Kerns of Stewartsville. The tractor-trailer overturned, coming to rest on its side.

Hamkens suffered a minor injury and was taken to Mosaic in St. Joseph.

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