Police: Man killed in 4-vehicle crash on I-70 in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The driver of a pickup truck has died in a four-vehicle crash on Interstate 70 in Kansas City.

Television station KMBC reports that the crash happened early Wednesday morning. Police say the pickup had stalled in the eastbound lanes of the interstate when it was hit from behind by a car, forcing it down an embankment. The car was then rear-ended by a sport utility vehicle. Police say a fourth car hit debris from the wreckage and the pickup driver’s body.

Police said they didn’t know if the pickup driver was thrown from his vehicle in the crash or was outside of it when the crash happened. He died at the scene.

The driver of one car was taken to a hospital with minor injuries. The other surviving drivers were not hurt.