By Sgt. Chris Depue
Public Information Unit Supervisor, Lee’s Summit MO Police Department

On Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at approximately 3:05 a.m. emergency crews were called to the area of SE Shenandoah and SE Kimbrough on the report of a single car crash. When crews arrived on the scene they located the single vehicle where it had come to rest after striking a tree on the north side of Shenandoah. Investigation at the scene revealed that the vehicle was traveling eastbound on Shenandoah at a high rate of speed, the driver lost control and skidded the vehicle off the north side of Shenandoah and struck a tree on the driver’s side of the car. The front seat passenger was pronounced dead at the scene and the driver and rear seat passenger were transported to local hospitals with serious injuries. Police are investigating to determine if alcohol played a role in the crash in addition to speed.

The occupants from the accident were: Driver: Timothy W. Juedeman w/m, 26, of Lee’s Summit, MO; Front Passenger: Trenton J. Burg w/m, 26, of Lee’s Summit, MO (deceased); Rear Passenger: Salvatore M. Anziano w/m, 23, of Pleasant Hill, MO. The vehicle in the accident was a 1999 Chrysler Sebring convertible.