Crash Kills KU Student, Injuries Wife

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) _ Authorities say a University of Kansas student is dead and his wife has minor injuries after a one-vehicle crash.

Police say the 26-year-old man missed a turn and lost control of his car shortly after midnight Thursday, causing the vehicle to hit a power pole and then a tree. The force of the crash split the pole in two.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, and his wife suffered minor cuts and bruises.

No names have been released.

Authorities continue to investigate the mishap.

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