Interstate 35 was shut down near Edgerton in Johnson County on Wednesday night while the Kansas Highway Patrol investigated an accident that killed two people, including a child.
Troopers responded to the accident about 8:30 p.m. on I-35 near Spoon Creek Road, southeast of Edgerton. A vehicle appeared to have crossed the median and wrecked.
An adult and a child who were in that vehicle died in the accident, according to the patrol.
Another vehicle was involved in the accident, but its occupants did not appear to have suffered life-threatening injuries.
I-35 was expected to remain closed at the scene of the accident until after midnight.
No other details were immediately available.