May 25, 2019

A Lee’s Summit man died Sunday, May 19 after being ejected from his vehicle.

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports that 21-year-old Justin Tieman traveled off the left side of the roadway on Phelps County Road 8010, struck a driveway and became airborne. After striking some trees the vehicle returned to the roadway, but Tieman was ejected.

This is Troop I’s first fatality for May and the ninth for 2019.