Snowplow driver in Wichita dies in rollover crash

January 19, 2019

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — A snowplow driver for the Kansas Department of Transportation is dead after the plow he was driving on U.S. Highway 69 rolled over.

The Wichita Eagle reports that the crash happened around 6 a.m. Saturday is southern Johnson County just outside the Kansas City metropolitan area. Officials say the rollover happened as roads remained slick from a winter storm that had moved through the area Friday night.

Authorities had not released the name of the driver by midafternoon Saturday. The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.


Information from: The Wichita (Kan.) Eagle, http://www.kansas.com

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