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Kansas City police say wrong-way crash on I-29 killed 2

September 6, 2021 GMT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police in Kansas City said two people died early Monday in a crash on Interstate 29 caused by a wrong-way driver.

The crash happened just after 5:30 a.m. Monday when a car driven by a 23-year-old woman was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of the interstate, police said. Investigators said the car then collided head-on with another car driven by a 60-year-old man.

The woman died at the scene of the crash, police said. The man was taken to a hospital, where he died a short time later. Police have not released their names.