One Person Killed In Jefferson County Crash

By: Suzie Gilbert Email
By: Suzie Gilbert Email

JEFFERSON COUNTY, (WIBW) -- One person is dead following a one-car accident in Jefferson County.

Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Herrig says deputies responded at 3:20 Sunday morning to a report of a vehicle fully engulfed in flames at the intersection of Quail Hill Road and Valley View, in the Lake Shore Estates Improvement District in rural Ozawkie.

Officials say a crash led to the fire. They're still investigating with the help of the Kansas Highway Patrol.

The victim's name is being withheld pending positive identification of the deceased. Sheriff Herrig said Monday morning he expects to be able to release the victim's name Monday afternoon or Tuesday.

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