2 People Die After Fleeing Driver Crashes In KCK

By: AP - Posted by Giang Nguyen
By: AP - Posted by Giang Nguyen

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) _ Two people are dead after a motorist fleeing from police crashed in Kansas City, Kan.

The Kansas City Star (http://bit.ly/LWRXhx ) reported that the chase started early Sunday after Roeland Park police attempted to stop a suspicious motorist.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says the vehicle fled and lost control a short time later around an entrance to Interstate 35.

The occupants were ejected, and the vehicle caught fire and burned.

The names of the victims weren't immediately released. The patrol didn't say how many people were in the vehicle.

The patrol says alcohol was in the vehicle, but it's unclear whether it played a role in the crash. The accident is under investigation.

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