Police Department

Driver Killed Identified

Independence Police Department

223 N. Memorial Drive

Independence, MO 64050-3013

Accident Investigation Unit

Sergeant Jason Petersen

(816) 325-7292


News Release


For immediate release:  May 19, 2015


Driver Killed Identified


The driver killed in the collision at MO 291 and Independence Avenue on Thursday, 5-14-2015 was 20-year-old Austin Long of Independence.

 The investigation is ongoing.