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1 man dead after crossover crash Thursday night in Platte County

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Posted at 11:13 PM, Jul 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-31 00:13:46-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Leavenworth man died Thursday night in a crossover crash in Platte County.

The crash happened about 5:15 p.m. on Missouri 92 near Hackberry Road, according to the Platte County Sheriff's Department.

The 55-year-old pickup truck driver crossed over from the west to the eastbound lanes of Missouri 92 and crashed into a 1996 Peterbuilt tractor-trailer.

The pickup truck driver died at the scene. His name was not released Thursday night.

The tractor-trailer driver was not hurt, according to Platte County authorities.