Raytown, MO (May 14, 2020) – A motor vehicle accident on Tuesday afternoon claimed one man’s life in Raytown. At around 2:30 p.m., on May 12, the Missouri Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Raytown Road. 

Reports show that 32-year-old Donald Hicks was traveling south along Raytown Road in a 2006 Dodge Charger when his vehicle collided with a 2013 Ford Fusion, which was driven by 79-year-old John Wickert, and a 2013 Toyota Camry, which was driven by 60-year-old Deleesa Chambers. 

After the initial impact, Hick’s vehicle went off the roadway and struck a tree. 

Hicks suffered fatal injuries in the collision and was declared deceased at the scene.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our deepest condolences go out to the family of Mr. Donald Hicks at this time.

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