Grain Valley man dies after 2-vehicle crash

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JACKSON COUNTY—One person died in an accident just before 7:30a.m. Thursday in Jackson County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2012 Chrysler 200 driven by Lindal D. Kirdland, 60, Grain Valley, was southbound on Buckner Tarsey Road.

The driver attempted to cross over westbound U.S. 50. A 2019 Chevy Silverado driven by Brian K. Cannon, 51, Kingsville, struck the Chrysler.

Kirkland was pronounced dead at the scene and released to the Jackson County Medical Examiner.

Cannon was not transported for treatment of minor injuries. Both drivers were properly restrained at the time of the accident, according to the MSHP.