Fatal accident

(Rock Port) -- One man is dead and four others are injured following a two vehicle accident Monday morning in Atchison County.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 54-year-old Moo Stranghoener of Omaha and 29-year-old Donna Wilson of Lincoln were driving north in separate vehicles on Interstate 29, five miles south of Rock Port around 1:15 a.m. The patrol report indicates the Wilson vehicle was stopped in the driving lane of I-29 and was struck from behind by the Stranghoener vehicle. After colliding, the Stranghoener vehicle then struck a pedestrian, 27-year-old Jason Newman of Council Bluffs, who was pronounced dead at the scene by the Atchison County Coroner.

Wilson was transported by LifeNet Air Ambulance to Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph with serious injuries. Stranghoener suffered minor injuries and was taken to Nemaha County Hospital by Atchison-Holt Ambulance. His two passengers, 53-year-old Mi Stranghoener and 51-year-old Myounghe Lee both of Omaha, were taken by ambulance to Creighton University Hospital with moderate injuries.