Deadly crash on 50-Highway in Lee’s Summit due to wrong way driver

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — One person has died in a crash on 50-Highway Saturday afternoon.

One person was killed in a wrong-way crash on 50-Highway in Lee’s Summit.

The driver of a 2004 Honda was killed in the crash after heading the wrong way on 50-Highway near Harris Road around 2 p.m.

The driver traveled west in the eastbound lanes of 50-Highway, causing a crash involving multiple vehicles.

Investigators identified the deceased driver as 83-year-old Mary L. Cassidy of Pleasant Hill, Mo.

One other person suffered moderate injuries.

The crash caused eastbound 50-Highway to be closed down to one lane while the crash was cleared.