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One dead in crash involving semi, box truck on I-435 in KCMO

I-435 fatal crash
Posted at 1:48 PM, May 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-22 14:48:19-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person was killed in a crash involving a semi tractor-trailer and a box truck on Interstate 435 in Kansas City, Missouri, on Friday morning.

The crash occurred around 8:10 a.m. in the northbound lanes of I-435 north of Front Street, police said.

A semi was “slowly” heading northbound through a work zone when it was rear-ended by a GMC box truck, police said.

The driver of the box truck was pronounced dead at the scene. The semi driver was not injured.

The roadway was temporarily closed but reopened around 10:40 a.m., according to the Missouri Department of Transportation.