BOONE COUNTY, Mo. – A Boone County Fire Protection District assistant chief was killed while assisting at the scene of a crash on I-70 at mile marker 135.
It happened around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, according to the Missouri Highway Patrol.
Troopers said a tractor-trailer going westbound hit Bryant Gadney’s vehicle at a high rate of speed. The tractor-trailer then hit an ambulance and the original truck involved.
Crews transported Gadney to University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
No other people were injured.
Westbound I-70 was closed for several hours as Missouri State Highway Patrol investigated.