LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Missouri- A firefighter with the Mayview Fire Protection District was killed in a multi-vehicle crash and another was seriously injured. The incident occurred on Route E.
Jefferey Sanders, 55, and Jacob Hayward, 33, both of Mayview were operating beneath an unoccupied vehicle which traveled down an embankment. Sanders was declared deceased at the scene and Hayward was taken by air ambulance to Research Medical Center with serious injuries. Next of kin has been notified.
Firefighter Sanders was declared dead by Lafayette County Coroner R. Chandra and taken to the Jackson County Medical Examiler. Assisted By Lt S.A. Coats /89/, Sgt A.V. Dillon /990/, Lafayette County Sheriffs Department, And Higginsville Police Department.