By Linda Ahern Publisher of the Tribune Editor@lstribune.net
According to Missouri State Highway Patrol on January 1, 2013 in the early morning hours, Timothy W. Elder, 60, of Kansas City, MO, died when he lost control of the vehicle he was driving on the ice-covered roadway.
The vehicle left the roadway and struck a bridge pillar. Elder was not wearing a seat belt.
The crash occurred in Jackson County on U.S. Highway 50 and SE Todd George Parkway. Lee’s Summit Police Department investigated the crash.