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Apparent road rage clash on Interstate 35 in Kansas leads to death of New York woman

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Posted at 3:24 PM, Nov 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-01 17:12:47-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas Highway Patrol is asking for witnesses of a deadly hit-and-run crash that happened near Franklin County on Friday night.

According to the agency, a woman in a Dodge Ram was involved in a road rage incident with drivers in a Jeep near Interstate 35 at mile marker 193.

The woman in the Dodge Ram began tailgating the Jeep and eventually went in front of the Jeep and stopped in the right lane near mile marker 193.

The occupants in the Jeep say the woman then got out and approached the Jeep and began shouting near the driver's side of the vehicle.

While doing so, the occupants of the Jeep and additional witnesses, reported that a commercial motor vehicle hit the Jeep and the woman. The commercial vehicle did not stop.

Witnesses said the CMV may have had a blue bull rack cattle trailer attached to it.

Anyone who may have information on the crash is asked to call KHP Technical Trooper William Bailiff at (785) 217-3359.

For jurisdictions that utilize the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers Tips Hotline, anonymous tips can be made by calling 816-474-TIPS (8477), submitting the tip online or through the free mobile app at P3Tips.com.

Annual homicide details and data for the Kansas City area are available through the KSHB 41 News Homicide Tracker, which was launched in 2015. Read the KSHB 41 News Mug Shot Policy.