Victim identified in fatal Shawnee traffic wreck
09/06/2013 11:08 AM
09/06/2013 12:28 PM
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.
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