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Victim identified in fatal Shawnee traffic wreck

Updated: 2013-09-06T17:28:39Z

Authorities on Friday identified a motorist killed in a Thursday afternoon traffic crash in Shawnee as 26-year-old James Katajwa.

Katajwa, of Shawnee, was killed about 3:10 p.m. Thursday in the one-vehicle crash near the intersection of 75th Street and Nieman Road. He was wearing a seat belt, police said.

According to Shawnee police, he was driving west on 75th Street when his car left the road, hit a light pole and flipped.

| Tony Rizzo, trizzo@kcstar.com

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