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May 20, 2014

Driver ejected, critically injured during a rollover crash in southern Johnson County

The driver of a pickup truck was critically injured early Tuesday after being ejected during a rollover crash in southern Johnson County.

A pickup driver was critically injured early Tuesday when he was ejected in a rollover crash on U.S. 69 in southern Johnson County.

The driver was headed north on U.S. 69 when he lost control of the truck shortly after 6 a.m. near West 199th Street. He was rushed to the hospital with critical injuries.

Northbound rush hour traffic was limited to one lane on U.S. 69 and backed up while crews worked to clear the wreckage.

| Robert A. Cronkleton, bcronkleton@kcstar.com

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