KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person was killed and several people were seriously injured in a crash Monday evening in Platte County.
According to the sheriff's office, the fatal crash happened on 45 Highway near Farley Hampton Road around 7 p.m.
Investigators believe a 2021 Ford F750 that was headed south on the highway crossed into the northbound lane where it collided with a 2005 Acura Sedan.
The 29-year-old driver of the Acura was killed in the collision. The sheriff's office said he was from Leavenworth. A 35-year-old woman and 9-year-old boy who were passengers were taken to the hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the Ford was also taken to the hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation.