67-year-old man dies in crash near construction site at 29th and Brooklyn

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A 67-year-old man has died Wednesday in a crash near 29th and Brooklyn.

Police say the crash happened around 3:15 p.m. Wednesday near an active construction site. There was a flagger with a stop sign directing traffic at the intersection.

The 67-year-old drove his grey Ford Windstar van through the stop sign and pulled out in front of a Chevy Tahoe that was traveling northbound. The driver of the Tahoe struck the driver’s side of the Windstar, sending it into a piece of construction equipment on the side of road.

The driver of the Tahoe was not injured.

The man and his 62-year-old wife were both taken to a nearby hospital. The 67-year-old later died from his injuries. His wife suffered critical injuries.

FOX4 will update this story as more information is confirmed.

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