Man killed in east KC wreck

09/24/2013 2:37 PM

09/24/2013 2:37 PM

A 71-year-old Raymore man died late Monday night after his vehicle ran into the the back of a vehicle parked along Interstate 435 in east Kansas City.

Kansas City police said that Robert C. Evans was killed in the wreck that occurred just after 10 p.m. Monday on the interstate over Hawthorne Road in the East Bottoms.

Kansas City police said Evans was driving a 2012 Ford Expedition north when he struck the unoccupied vehicle, which was parked on the right side of the highway. Fire crews had to extricate Evans from the vehicle. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Tony Rizzo, trizzo@kcstar.com

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