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Crash at I-49 and 163rd in Belton kills two people

Two people killed in crash

BELTON, Mo. — Two people are dead following a crash in Belton, Mo., early Wednesday.

The crash happened before 6:49 a.m. along northbound I-49 just north of 163rd Street.

First responders have shut down northbound I-49 while they investigate the crash.

Police have not yet said what caused the crash, nor have they released the victims’ identities.