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2 killed in Kansas City, Kansas, by fleeing driver

December 26, 2020 GMT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a fleeing motorist caused a crash that left two people dead.

Police said in a news release that police responded around 1:40 p.m. Friday after a stolen vehicle was spotted by its owner. Police tried to stop the stolen vehicle, but the driver took off, striking a police vehicle.

Police took off in pursuit. The driver of the stolen vehicle then ran a stop sign and struck another vehicle, killing both people inside.

Police said two suspects fled on foot, and one was taken into custody.


The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.