Highway patrol looking for witnesses in deadly US 56 crash that killed Overland Park woman


EDGERTON, Kan. — The Kansas Highway Patrol is looking for witnesses or anyone who assisted with a deadly two-vehicle crash earlier this week on U.S. Highway 56 in Douglas County.

The crash was reported just after 4:30 p.m. near the U.S. 56 and K-33 junction, west of Edgerton.

The cause of the crash is unknown at this time.

One driver was pronounced dead at the scene and identified as 25-year-old Deeva Sharma, of Overland Park. The other driver, a 26-year-old man from Paola, was reported to not have any injuries.

KHP is asking witnesses to call Lt. Dennis Shoemaker at 785-296-6800 if they have any information.

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