At least one dead in wreck Hwy. 75 wreck, north of Holton | Road closed

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- At least one person was killed in a wreck north of Holton Thursday afternoon.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, the crash, which involved a tractor-trailer loaded with cattle and a single passenger car, happened just before 4 p.m. near the Hwy. 75 and 286th interchange.

Jackson Co. Sheriff Tim Morse says, rescue units extricated the driver from the care and transported him to Stormont-Vail Hospital where he died from his injuries.

They have not released the person's name. KHP says they expect the road to remain closed for hours.

This story is still developing. 13 NEWS will have updates as more information develops.