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Missouri troopers find 60 pounds of marijuana at crash site

Suspect fled the scene
Posted: 12:46 PM, Nov 14, 2019
Updated: 2019-11-14 13:46:31-05
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Missouri State Highway Patrol seized 60 pounds of marijuana after a crash Thursday morning.

MSHP spokesman Sgt. Bill Lowe said troopers were called to the scene of the non-injury crash around 4:00 a.m.

It happened on Interstate 70 near mile-marker 51 in Lafayette County.

Lowe said the driver fled the scene but was found nearby.

"Hmmmm.....wonder why the driver left the scene of the crash we investigated??" Troop A joked in a tweet.

Troop A also included a picture of the seized drugs piled on a patrol car in the tweet.