Kyle J Seiss of Union, Missouri was killed on Saturday, January 27th 2018 at 11:20 am in Franklin County, Missouri. Seiss is a 27-year-old man.
The crash happened here: MO-100 west of Ridgefield Drive.
In the crash, Seiss was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
FATALITY REPORT – VEHICLE 1 [THE 2008 HONDA CIVIC DRIVEN BY JACKSON HANIFY] WAS TRAVELLING EASTBOUND ON HIGHWAY 100. VEHICLE 2 [THE 2000 KAWASAKI ZX 600 DRIVEN BY KYLE SEISS] WAS TRAVELLING WESTBOUND ON HIGHWAY 100. VEHICLE 2 [THE 2000 KAWASAKI ZX 600 DRIVEN BY KYLE SEISS] CROSSED THE CENTER OF THE ROADWAY AND STRUCK THE FRONT OF VEHICLE 1 [THE 2008 HONDA CIVIC DRIVEN BY JACKSON HANIFY]. PRONOUNCED AT 1140 HOURS BY MERAMEC AMBULANCE EMS PERSONNEL. ASSISTED BY MSGT. K.L. LICHAY (443), TPR. M.A. FRIGY (547), AND TPR. M.T. SORIANO (1331
Seiss's injuries were fatal. Seiss was taken by Russell Colonial Funeral Home to St Louis County Morgue.
The police said the damage to the 2008 Honda Civic driven by Jackson Hanify was total. It was removed by Johns Towing. The damage to the 2000 Kawasaki Zx 600 driven by Kyle Seiss was total. It was also removed by Johns Towing.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
The Missouri Highway Patrol Major Crash Investigation Unit (MCIU) responded to this crash. Each member of the MCIU is a certified crash reconstructionist. Courts consider them experts in traffic crash investigations. They produce an accident reconstruction report—a detailed document with calculations, photographs, and witness statements—that may cost $100 or more. Trooper B W Masek and Sergeant J A Mulkey with MCIU of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 180052950 to this crash. The highway patrol charges $5.75 for each certified report (certification required for court). But you can call 877-925-1969 to request a free copy of the report. The highway patrol is currently backlogged and they state on their website that you will have to wait 10 days and may have to wait an "extended period of time" beyond that for the report. Further, unless you qualify under the Federal Driver's Privacy Protection Act, the report you get will have important and necessary information such as photographs, social security numbers, driver license numbers, names, addresses and telephone numbers redacted or blacked out.
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Seiss's family may have an insurance claim. A lawyer will maximize the amount collected from the insurance company. In most cases, family members can recover money for the loss of a loved one—even if a family member was driving. Getting a lawyer working on this case early will allow Seiss's family to receive advice about preserving and gathering evidence and the value of their claims, which will help with the recovery. For More Information Watch How Much is My Wrongful Death Claim Worth?.
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