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One dead in head-on crash in Platte County

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Posted at 9:28 AM, Jan 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-30 15:30:54-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One man was killed in a head-on crash in Platte County on Wednesday morning, officials said.

The crash happened just before 8:25 a.m. on Missouri 45 south of Missouri 45 Spur in unincorporated Platte County, according to the Sheriff's Office.

A 30-year-old Winchester, Kansas, man was driving a Dodge Dakota southbound on Missouri 45 when the vehicle crossed the center line and struck a Volvo SUV head-on.

The driver of the Dodge, who has not been identified, died at the scene, the Sheriff's Office said. A 39-year-old woman who was in the Dodge and a 40-year-old man who was driving the Volvo were both transported to an area hospital for treatment.

The crash is being investigated by the Platte County Sheriff's Office Crash Team.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.