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1 dead following multi-vehicle crash in Independence

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Posted at 8:50 PM, Mar 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-25 21:50:41-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person died Wednesday afternoon in a multiple-vehicle crash in Independence, Missouri.

Independence Police said the crash happened about 3:40 p.m. at East 39th Street and Little Blue Parkway.

The driver of a 2011 Ford Taurus was going north on Little Blue Parkway when the driver turned into the paths of southbound vehicles, according to a police department news release.

The crash killed the Ford Taurus driver.

The driver's name has not been released.

People in a pickup truck were taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

The driver of the third vehicle was not injured, according to the news release.