One man killed, another arrested after accident at U.S. 56 and 159th Street in Olathe

Kansas City Star – November 28, 2014

One man was killed and one man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after a two-vehicle accident early Thursday at U.S. 56 and 159th Street, Olathe police said.

According to a news release, a 31-year-old man was driving north on U.S. 56 before 3 a.m. when his car was struck by a vehicle that was westbound on 159th. The driver of the northbound vehicle was taken to a hospital, where he died.

The driver of the westbound vehicle, a 32-year-old man, was not injured. Police arrested him. The news release said “driving under the influence is being investigated as a possible contributing factor in this accident.”



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