Man, infant die in wreck just outside of St. Joseph - KCTV5

Man, infant die in wreck just outside of St. Joseph

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BUCHANAN COUNTY, MO (KCTV) -

A man and infant died Tuesday morning in a wreck on U.S. Highway 36 just east of St. Joseph, MO.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the man was driving behind a slow-moving tractor-trailer on westbound Highway 36 about 11 a.m. When the man tried to pass it, he lost control and his vehicle slammed into the side of the tractor-trailer. Both he and the infant inside his vehicle were killed.

The victims' identities are unknown at this time, pending notification of family.

While investigators and crews are on the scene, only one lane of westbound Highway 36 is open.

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