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One arrested after deadly Merriam crash

Posted: 11:02 AM, Mar 19, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-19 21:23:29Z
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person was arrested after a crash that left one dead and another injured Tuesday morning in Merriam, Kansas, according to police.

Police said three vehicles were headed east on Shawnee Mission Parkway around 10:45 a.m. when one vehicle struck another. The crash forced one of the vehicles into a third vehicle.

The third vehicle then crashed into a rock wall just off the road, police said.

The crash killed a woman who was a passenger in the third car. Her husband also suffered serious injuries.

No charges have yet been filed.

Eastbound Shawnee Mission Parkway was closed for several hours after the crash.