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Monday, March 28, 2011

CSW BREAKING: One Dead After Truck Crashes Off Bridge- Explodes in KC-KS

A fatality crash and fire has closed I-435 at Kansas or "K-32" and the rail line that runs below it.


The incident was reported around 2:10 p.m. as "a truck has (crashed) over the bridge" and reportedly exploded on railroad tracks below.


The tractor-trailer was reportedly "carrying orange juice-"  according to FOX-4 News who is surprisingly quick with the Web story.



One deceased person is reported by KC-KS FD communications- with a 2nd seriously-injured person at the scene.


Edwardsville EMS transported a critically-injured and 3rd-degree-burned ("on his feet") "47-year-old male" to K.U. Medical Center.

Tuesday- the victims of this crash were identified by the Kansas State Patrol.

Dead is the driver of the rig- "57-year-old John Douglas McNeal of Pomona Park Florida.

The injured man was  an Ava Missouri resident- said by the KHP to be "in serious condition" early Tuesday.
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