1 dead, 1 injured following head-on crash in Overland Park


OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — One person is dead and another has serious injuries Monday night following a two-vehicle, head-on crash.

Emergency crews responded to the crash around 8:30 p.m. at W. 127th Street and Quivira Road. When they arrived on scene they found two vehicles with heavy damage.

Police said the driver of one vehicle was traveling southbound on Quivira Road when it collided with a driver traveling westbound on 127th Street.

The driver of the vehicle traveling westbound was pronounced dead at the scene. She has been identified as 75-year-old Barbara Patterson, of Overland Park.

The other driver was reported to have non-life threatening injuries and was taken to a local hospital.

The crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call 913-895-6300.

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