St. Joseph, MO, man killed in wreck

(KNZA)--A Wednesday morning two-vehicle Buchanan County, Missouri wreck claimed the life of a St. Joseph man.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says killed in the wreck at the intersection of Missouri Highway 6 and 85th Road, four miles east of St. Joseph, was 70-year-old Ferol Engeman.

The Patrol reports Engeman was driving a Honda Accord northbound on 85th Road when he failed to yield the right-of-way to a westbound Jeep Wrangler on Highway 6, which struck the Accord.

Engeman, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Jeep Wrangler, 48-year-old Jessica Gummelt, of Stewartville, was transported to Mosaic Life Care, in St. Joseph, for the treatment of suspected minor injuries.

The wreck was reported shortly after 7:30 Wednesday morning.

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