2 killed in wrong-way interstate crash in Kansas


MISSION, Kan. (AP) — A wrong-way driver on Interstate 35 in northwestern Kansas caused a head-on collision that killed him and the driver of the pickup truck he hit, the Kansas Highway Patrol said.
The patrol said the crash happened around 3:30 a.m. in the Kansas City suburb of Mission when a pickup traveling south in the northbound lanes of the interstate hit another pickup head-on.
The driver of the wrong-way vehicled, 23-year-old Sam Wilson of Greenwood, Missouri, died at the scene, investigators said. The driver of the second truck, 23-year-old Robert Mangelsdorf Jr. of Tonganoxie, was rushed to a hospital, where he later died from his injuries, the patrol said.


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