An Independence man died Friday evening in a car accident near Lone Jack, Mo.
The Missouri Highway patrol says David M. Parton, 40, was killed just after 9:30 p.m. on eastbound U.S. 50 in eastern Jackson County.
Parton’s Ford Focus was traveling west in the eastbound lane of the highway when it collided with an eastbound Jeep Compass driven by Linda Terry, 63, of Lone Jack. Terry suffered serious injuries and was taken to Research Medical Center by helicopter.
Terry was listed in critical condition Saturday night.
The Highway Patrol says Parton wasn’t wearing a seat belt.