Waverly man dies after falling out of pickup truck bed onto Missouri highway

FILE — The Highway Patrol said a man died after falling out of a pickup truck.
FILE — The Highway Patrol said a man died after falling out of a pickup truck.(Source: John Watson, WAVE News)
Published: Jul. 22, 2022 at 9:08 AM CDT
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - A 54-year-old man died Thursday morning after he fell out of a pickup truck on a rural Missouri highway.

A Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report indicated that Burnie Jordan of Waverly was riding in the bed of a Ford F-150 south of Pertle Springs before 8 a.m. when he fell out and struck the pavement on Missouri Highway 13 in Johnson County.

Jordan was airlifted to Research Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.