72-year-old man found dead in field fire near Warrensburg

  • Source: WDAF-TV FOX 4 Kansas City
  • Published: 03/16/2023 12:00 AM

An investigation is underway after firefighters found a man dead in a field fire Wednesday afternoon near Warrensburg, Missouri. Crews with the Johnson County Fire Protection District responded to the field fire just after 2:30 p.m. in the 300 block of NE V Highway, northeast of Warrensburg. While extinguishing the fire, firefighter’s found the deceased man. An ATV that appeared to have been involved in a crash was also located in the area, according to fire personnel. The deceased has been identified as 72-year-old Don Zink. The Missouri State Highway Patrol and Johnson County Coroner’s Office are continuing to investigate the incident.


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