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KC Pickup Driver Injured In Andrew County Accident

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A Kansas City pickup driver was taken to the hospital following a collision with a Freightliner on I-29 north of St Joseph.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 58 year old William Rothberger of Kansas City was in the passing lane of I-29 and started to turn into the median when a Freightliner that was following him struck the back of his vehicle. His pickup went off the side of the roadway and stopped in the median. His vehicle was totaled in the accident.

He received moderate injuries from the accident and was taken to Mosaic Life Care.

The driver of the Freightliner was from Council Bluffs and was not injured.

The accident took place just before 10am Tuesday morning.

The Andrew County Sheriff’s Department assisted the Highway Patrol.

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