Driver going wrong way on 71 Highway causes fatal crash, closes two lanes

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Northbound 71 Highway closed at 22nd Street Monday morning because of a fatal two-car crash. The accident happened around 5 a.m.
Kansas City Police said it appears the crash was the result of a driver going the wrong way on 71 Highway.

The two closed lanes were expected to be reopened at approximately 9:00 a.m.

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