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Man killed in wrong-way crash Monday night in Kansas City, Kansas

Posted at 9:54 PM, Oct 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-19 19:24:52-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One man died in a wrong-way traffic crash Monday night in Kansas City, Kansas.

The man, identified as Austin W. Irwin, 25, was driving east on Kaw Drive about 6:30 p.m. when the crash occurred.

KCK police said the man crossed over into the westbound lane and struck a westbound vehicle head-on.

The driver of the westbound vehicle suffered non life-threatening injuries, according to police.

The name of the driver who died has not been released.