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Saturday, October 08, 2011

CSW BREAKING: Fatality Crash in Overland Park KS

Johnson County KS MEDACT-EMS-1141 took a "mid-20's Hispanic male" to a JoCo medical trauma center in very critical condition after a 1-vehicle crash in western Overland Park early Saturday morning.

At 2:18 a.m.- Overland Park fire- MEDACT and police responded to the 8700 block of West 79th Street- where they found a vehicle partially-wrapped around a power pole.

It took OPFD crews about 20 minutes to extricate the critically-injured man who had a severe head and arm injury- and was being transported to OPR/MC at 2:47 a.m..

Paramedics also performed CPR on the young man on the way to the hospital- where he later died of his injuries.

MEDACT-EMS also transported "an 18-25-year-old Hispanic male" with moderate injuries to the same hospital- and MEDACT reported he had been using alcohol.

Two other crash victims were later found at a nearby location- their injuries were said to be non life-threatening.

One of the later victims was the vehicle's driver- who had run after the crash.

He was located by a resident of an apartment complex at 79th Street and Grant around 2:50 a.m. and taken into police custody- then a hospital.

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