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Driver in collision at 115th and Holmes that caused gas leak dies

Gary J. Dramshek, 72, of Kansas City, died after a collision Monday evening at Holmes and 115th. Police said the driver of the vehicle that hit Dramshek’s was taken into custody.
Gary J. Dramshek, 72, of Kansas City, died after a collision Monday evening at Holmes and 115th. Police said the driver of the vehicle that hit Dramshek’s was taken into custody.

A driver taken to the hospital after a collision at Holmes Road and 115th Street has died, police said Tuesday.

Gary J. Dramshek, 72, of Kansas City, was driving south on Holmes Road about 8 p.m. Monday when he slowed to make a left turn onto 115th Street. Police say the driver behind him swerved to the left and struck Dramshek’s vehicle on the driver’s door. Dramshek’s vehicle went off the road and struck a gas main.

The other driver was taken into custody.

Missouri Gas Energy responded to handle the leak.

Katy Bergen: 816-234-4120, @KatyBergen

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