Two-vehicle crash kills two people near Belleville

BELLEVILLE, Kan. (WIBW) - The Kansas Highway Patrol has blocked the southbound lanes of US-81 after a double fatal crash.

KHP said they responded to the crash around 10 Saturday morning.

They said a passenger car and semi truck crashed, killing two people on US-81 just north of US-36 highway near Belleville, Kansas.

The southbound lanes of the highway are blocked, but drivers can get through on the northbound lanes.

KHP asks that drivers slow down through the area, as they work to clear it.