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Traffic reopened following fatal crash on Kansas 7

A traffic camera shows the aftermath of a fatal crash that was reported Friday afternoon on Kansas 7 at 83rd Street.
A traffic camera shows the aftermath of a fatal crash that was reported Friday afternoon on Kansas 7 at 83rd Street.

A fatal crash was reported Friday afternoon at Kansas 7 southbound at 83rd Street near Shawnee.

Local media reports indicated that at least one person had been killed in the wreck involving multiple vehicles.

The crash closed part of the highway for hours on Friday afternoon as authorities investigated.

The Kansas Department of Transportation said associated ramps were closed at 4:45 p.m. Friday because of the crash, but by 10 p.m. Friday, KDOT reported that the highway at 83rd Street has been reopened to traffic.

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