KCKPD identifies 45-year-old Leavenworth County man who died in crash just 3 days after birthday

Deadly crash

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash Sunday morning that left one man dead.

According to police, officers responded to 123rd Street and Marxen Road at about 8 a.m. on reports of an injury crash. The initial investigation indicated that a truck was heading north on 123rd Street when it left the roadway and crashed into a heavily wooded area.

The man driving the truck, 45-year-old Jason Knetter, was the only occupant of the vehicle.  He died as a result of the injuries sustained in the crash.

This incident remains under investigation by the KCKPD’s Traffic Support Unit and Critical Collision Response Team.

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