36-year-old Independence woman killed, 9 injured in two-vehicle crash in Lee’s Summit

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LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. -- One person is dead following a two-vehicle crash in Lee's Summit, Mo., Saturday afternoon.

Police say it was around 4:15 p.m. when a GMC pickup truck traveling north on Todd George Road struck a Chevy Express van traveling west on Leinweber Road. The impact caused both vehicles to spin in the roadway; three occupants of the van were ejected from the van.

A preliminary investigation indicates the van failed to stop at the stop sign at Todd George Road.

Police say there was a total of eleven people in the van including five adults and six children.  A passenger in the van, 36-year-old Tracy J. Pycior of Independence,  was transported to a nearby hospital but later died from her injuries.

According to Lee's Summit police, eight other people in the van and one person from the truck were taken to nearby hospitals with injuries ranging from minor to serious.

Todd George Road was closed in both directions  between Strother and Colbern while police conducted their investigation.

Tap here or the image below for a look at the intersection where the crash occurred.