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At least one person dead after car veers off I-70 into Mission Creek

A car veered off I-70 into Mission Creek about a half-mile from Valencia Road, killing one...
A car veered off I-70 into Mission Creek about a half-mile from Valencia Road, killing one person.(WIBW)
Published: Apr. 22, 2021 at 10:13 AM CDT
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A team of first responders arrived on the scene for a water rescue after a car ran off I-70 into Mission Creek. Authorities are telling 13′s Phil Anderson on the scene that at least one person has died.

The accident happened on eastbound I-70, about a half mile from Valencia road at mile marker 351. The call came out about 9:25 Thursday morning of a vehicle at least partially submerged in the water of Mission Creek.

Kansas Highway Patrol is the lead law enforcement agency investigating. This is a developing story. Please check back here at wibw.com and also on Midday in Kansas at noon here on 13 News.

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