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Belton man dead in Sunday crash

Posted: 8:16 AM, Oct 07, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-07 09:16:07-04
belton man dead in sunday crash

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A 20-year-old man from Belton, Missouri, is dead after a single-car crash Sunday in Cass County.

The crash happened around 11:15 a.m. on Interstate 49 southbound at 307th Street.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Ardell Hooker was a passenger in a 2006 Hyundai when, traveling at an excessive speed, it left the road and struck an embankment.

Hooker had not been wearing a seatbelt, according to the MSHP report.

The driver, a 19-year-old man also from Belton, was not wearing a seatbelt either and suffered serious injuries.