WYANDOTTE COUNTY —One person died in an accident just before 5p.m. Thursday in Wyandotte County.
The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2023 Freightliner semi driven by John Mbera, 36, Aurora, Colorado, was eastbound on the ramp from Interstate 70 eastbound to Interstate 635 northbound.
The driver failed to negotiate the curve on the ramp. The semi traveled off the road to the right and struck a northbound 1996 Chevy Silverado driven by Dwyane F. Stout, 51, Gallatin, Missouri.
Both vehicles came to a rest in the right side ditch. Stout was pronounced dead at the scene and was transported to Frontier Foresnics.
EMS transported Mbera, a passenger in the semi Lazaro Garcia Torres, 51, Gulfport, Mississippi, and a passenger in the pickup Billy J, Eads, 42, Cameron, Missouri, to KU Medical Center. The KHP had incomplete seat belt usage information.