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Wrong way crash kills driver on I-635

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Posted at 7:49 AM, Jun 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-24 11:25:09-04

Shortly before 1:00 a.m. a wrong way driver was seriously injured, and another driver killed on I-635 and Leavenworth Road in Kansas City, Kansas.

Police say a black SUV was southbound, the wrong way on I-635 north when the vehicle collided with another black SUV that was heading north on I-635.

The driver of the first SUV was transported to an area hospital with serious injuries, and the driver of the second vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.

Both vehicles were occupied only by the driver.

The identity of the driver killed has not yet been released, and an investigation is underway.