CONCORDIA, Mo. — A firefighter died after crashing into several trees near Missouri 23 Highway, south of Concordia Thursday night.
Adam Williams, a 31-year-old firefighter with the Central Jackson County Fire Protection District, was headed east on Route E toward MO-23 when he traveled off the road and hit the trees before eventually coming to a stop on the right side of the road.
The crash happened at about 6:31 p.m. and Williams was pronounced dead at the scene.
The fire protection district confirmed Williams died in the crash while off-duty.
Williams joined CJC in February 2022.
Our hearts, prayers, and thoughts are with his wide, their two young boys, and the rest of his family.Central Jackson County Fire Protection District