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Two People Dead After Tanker Truck Explosion

By: Chelsey Moran
By: Chelsey Moran

Wichita, Kan. (WIBW) - A tanker truck veered off of the road and crashed, which caused an explosion and killed two people Saturday.

The crash happened south of Wichita on the Kansas Turnpike. Witnesses say the truck hit a guard rail and then lost control near the Belle Plaine service area.

The male driver and female co-driver were from Oklahoma, according to the Wichita Eagle. Their names have not been released.

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