Police: Fatal car crash in creek off Leavenworth Road

Victim reported missing Friday night

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Police say a person reported missing Friday is the victim of a fatal crash in Kansas City, Kan.

A passer-by spotted a car in a creek off Leavenworth Road, near 133rd Street, around 1 p.m. Saturday. Richard A. Buckner was found inside the vehicle.

Authorities said the car had likely been in the creek for some time. They said they received reports from the Buckner's family member that they did not return home Friday night.

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