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Victim identified in fatal Tuesday night crash on North 18th Street in Kansas City, Kansas

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Posted at 8:27 PM, Feb 06, 2024

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A high-speed, wrong-way crash killed one man Tuesday night on North 18th Street in Kansas City, Kansas.

Police said a vehicle driven by Tommy A. Molden, Jr., 43, was going south in the 400 block of North 18th Street at a high rate of speed.

Molden tried to pass a vehicle and slammed into a northbound vehicle.

Molden, who police said lived in Kansas City, Kansas, died at the scene.

A passenger in Molden's car suffered critical injuries, police said.

Police said the driver of the northbound vehicle suffered non life-threatening injuries.

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