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Waverly man killed after falling out of bed of pickup truck

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Posted at 5:32 AM, Jul 22, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-22 09:05:33-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Waverly, Missouri, man died after falling out of the bed of a moving pickup truck Thursday morning.

The incident occurred southbound on Missouri 13, about a quarter-mile north of Southeast 650 Road shortly before 8 a.m., according to an online crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Robert E. Long, 40, was driving a 2004 Ford F150 when Burnie G. Jordan, 54, fell out of the bed of the truck and was injured after landing on the road.

Jordan was transported by air ambulance to Research Medical Center, where he died from his injuries.

The incident remains still under investigation.