Wyandotte & Leavenworth

June 13, 2014

Man dies in crash in Kansas City, Kan.

The crash occurred about 1:20 a.m. near South 59th Street and Swartz Road in Kansas City, Kan.

A 37-year-old Kansas City man died early Friday after being ejected during a crash in Kansas City, Kan.

Police responded about 1:20 a.m. in the 5900 block of Swartz Road.

Upon arrival, police found the body of Rogelio Fortino-Garcia who had been ejected from a vehicle.

Police said the preliminary investigation indicates that the driver of the vehicle lost control while traveling north on 59th Street from Swartz Road.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

Robert A. Cronkleton, bcronkleton@kcstar.com

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