Crash on I-70 kills one; another crash involves 5 vehicles

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Two serious crashes, one resulting in a person killed, occurred late Saturday morning around the same time.

As the rain came down and the pavement was wet, the crash on I-70 at Blue Ridge Cutoff, ended the life of one person.

It happened in the westbound lanes of I-70.

At about the same time, five vehicles were reportedly involved in a crash at 72nd and Troost. One of the cars hit a building, witnesses reported.

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