Crash in Platte County kills one, injures two Monday night

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St. Joseph Post

A crash in Platte County killed one and injured two others Monday.

The Platte County Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash on 45 Highway near Farley Hampton Road just after 7 p.m. Monday.

A 2021 Ford F-750 truck was traveling southbound on 45 Highway when it crossed into the northbound lane and collided with a 2005 Acura sedan.

The driver of the sedan, an unidentified 29-year-old male from Leavenworth, Kansas, died at the scene.

The two passengers in the Acura, a 35-year-old female and a 9-year-old male and the driver of the Ford truck were taken to an area hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.

The crash remains under investigation. The name of the deceased party has not been released, pending notification of family.