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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office working fatal crash east of 31st, Louisiana

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Posted at 2:05 PM, Apr 24, 2024

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office was on the scene of a fatal crash Wednesday afternoon.

Around 1 p.m., two vehicles collided head-on just east of the intersection of 31st and Louisiana streets in Wakarusa, Kansas, per the sheriff’s office.

Authorities said one person died and three others were transported to area hospitals, one of which was taken by helicopter.

An investigation found a 2008 Kia Sportage drove into oncoming traffic and hit a Ford F-150.

The driver of the Kia, identified as Michael Landsness of Lawrence, died at the scene. He was 37.