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Douglas County deputies investigating fatal crash on K-10 near Lawrence

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Posted at 5:33 AM, Nov 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-01 17:20:52-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Updated 4:10 p.m. | Preliminary police investigation has determined that a driver going westbound in a Chevrolet Impala "failed to negotiate a curve" and entered a ditch, according to an update from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.

The vehicle struck a bridge pillar on the driver's as it left the road, according to the update.

Medics pronounced the driver dead at the scene.

Original story | The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal crash that happened just outside of Lawrence.

It happened around 3:00 a.m. on the 23rd Street exit from westbound Kansas Highway 10.

One person was killed. They were the only person involved in the crash.

Anyone headed to Lawrence via K-19 is advised to use the Haskell Avenue exit while the 23rd Street exit is closed for the crash investigation.