Lawrence Man Dead in Accident

By: 13 News
By: 13 News

One person is dead after a car hit a tree head on.

It happened around 2:15 this morning in the 2500 block of Ousdahl.

The vehicle, a 1984 Chevy was heading south on Ousdahl when it left the east side of the road and hit a tree head on.

The 19-year-old driver, a man from Lawrence, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Four passengers in the vehicle, all from Lawrence were taken to area hospitals.

Two of the injured women, ages 16 and 17 were flown to a KC hospital with serious injuries.

One man, 20 years of age, and a woman, 16 years old were taken to Lawrence Memorial Hospital by ambulance with less serious injuries.

Officers are investigating to see if alcohol, speed, and weather conditions may have been a factor in the crash.

The name of the victim who died is being with held at this time, pending
family notification.


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