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LENEXA, Kan. — A person is dead and K-10 Highway is closed both ways Wednesday morning after a truck fell from above and smashed onto the roadway on December 9.

Lanes on westbound K-10 are still closed Wednesday afternoon as crews continue to clean up debris.

Picture of FedEx truck on fire
Picture of a truck on fire on K-10 courtesy of Joe Adam.

Johnson County MED-ACT confirmed to FOX4 that a truck was traveling along K-7 around 5 a.m. when it flipped off of the overpass onto K-10 below. The truck then burst into flames, filling the area with smoke.

Both east and westbound lanes are closed. Westbound traffic is diverted onto Woodland Avenue. Eastbound traffic is going to K-7.

Crews said the road closure is expected to last until between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. Responders were taking apart the truck and trying to assess the situation at 7:30 a.m.

Picture of crashed truck on K-10

K-7 remains open in both directions, though there are responders on either side of the bridge.

The driver was in a FedEx truck. There is a facility not far off of 83rd and K-7.

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