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Sunday, October 27, 2013

PHOTOS: Wrong way driver killed in Sunday morning crash, that injured four others, has been identified

Posted: October 27, 2013 - 2:51am
Updated: October 29, 2013 - 1:24pm


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Police have identified the driver that was killed in the accident as Julio Cesar Romero-Zepeda, 22, of Olathe, Kansas.

Operation 100 News has spoke to one of the people who called 9-1-1 to report the accident, Darla Williams of Gardner, Kansas. Williams says that she was on her way home from babysitting her grandson in Olathe when she came upon the crash.


Williams said, "It was so dark, I could only hear the screams and I told 911 to send at least three ambulances, maybe more."


Olathe Police have not released any other information regarding the accident's cause or any other circumstances surrounding the crash.

There were no updates available on the other victims of the crash early Tuesday afternoon.

Original report:


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Olathe Police are investigating if a wrong way vehicle may have caused a serious accident this morning on Interstate 35.

The crash was reported shortly before 2:30 Sunday morning in the southbound lanes of Interstate 35 near Sheridan Street, north of Old U.S. 56 highway.

Police arrived on the scene to report two vehicles with heavy damage and several people trapped inside of a van.



Olathe fire crews reported one of the involved vehicles had rolled over following the crash and had sustained very heavy damage. Firefighters extricated at least three people from vehicles.

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Johnson County Med-Act transported three people with critical injuries and at least two others are said to have serious injuries. A total of five ambulances were involved on the call.

The injured people were transported to three different area hospitals.

At 3:52 a.m., Operation 100 News was able to confirm that one of the critically injured, a 22-year-old male, had passed away at an area hospital.

The southbound lanes of Interstate 35 at Santa Fe (135th Street) were closed until around 6 a.m. Sunday for the accident scene to be investigated and cleaned up.

During the clean up, a mini-van crashed into a barricade that was blocking the southbound lanes. The Kansas Highway Patrol says the driver was not injured in this secondary accident.

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Saturday, October 26, 2013

Woman suffers smoke inhalation during two-alarm fire

Posted: October 26, 2013 - 2:56am
Updated: October 26, 2013 - 3:06am

Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical crews were called to an apartment building fire in the 200 block of Pinecone Drive early Saturday.

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The fire was reported just before 2:20 a.m. at 269 Pinecone Drive. A resident reported black smoke coming from the second story of the building, but did not know what was on fire. The residents of the address reported that everyone had made it out safely. Two dogs were said to still be inside.

Lawrence Police arrived on the scene and quickly confirmed that there was black smoke coming from the building.


A responding Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical division chief upgraded the incident to a second alarm response for additional manpower.

Firefighters arrived to find black smoke pushing from the second floor windows of the two story apartment building and began to make their attack.

Crews had the fire knocked down in just under 10 minutes and reported the fire to be under control about five minutes later.

Medics transported a 44-year-old female resident suffering from smoke inhalation, to Lawrence Memorial Hospital for treatment. No other injuries have been reported.

Firefighters located and removed one dog from the building and requested a representative from the Lawrence Humane Society be contacted.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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Saturday, October 19, 2013

Missouri woman killed in Kansas Turnpike accident identified

Posted: October 19, 2013 - 3:48am
Updated: October 22, 2013 - 1:04am

Update:


Troopers have identified the woman killed in Saturday morning's accident.

The Highway Patrol's report does not include a crash narrative but, shows that a 2005 Pontiac passenger car, with two female occupants, was involved in an accident with an unoccupied 2006 Ford SUV.

A preliminary accident report says Tabatha Louise Horst, 21, of Hannibal, Missouri was killed in the accident. The driver of the vehicle, also a 21-year-old, female from Hannibal, Missouri was sustained non life-threatening injuries in the crash. Both women were wearing seat belts when the accident occurred.

Troopers continue to investigate the accident and no other details have been released at this time.

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The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating following an early morning accident that took the life of one person and injured several others in Leavenworth County.

The accident was reported shortly before 2:10 Saturday morning in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 near mile marker 221.3.

Turnpike Troopers arrived to find a three vehicle accident with one vehicle being heavily damaged. A passenger in that car was found unconscious and pinned inside.

Leavenworth County fire personnel performed CPR on the person following a brief extrication. That person was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

A second person, said to be the driver of the heavily damaged vehicle, was transported to the University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas. Her injuries were said to be serious but not immediately life threatening.

Troopers have not released any other information at this time.

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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Serious injuries reported in car versus bicycle accident

Posted: October 2, 2013 - 6:24am
Updated: October 2, 2013 - 6:38am

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Merriam Police are investigating after a bicyclist was struck by a car Wednesday morning.

The accident was reported around 6:10 a.m. in the 6500 block of E. Frontage Road, near Gold's Gym.

Johnson County Med-Act reports a 49-year-old man with serious injuries. The man has been transported to an area hospital for further treatment. His injuries are said to be to his legs. He was not wearing a helmet.

The driver of the vehicle stopped at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

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Lawrence man killed in K-10 crossover accident

Posted: October 2, 2013 - 12:21am
Updated: October 2, 2013 - 12:43am

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One person was killed in a four vehicle accident on Kansas Highway 10 in Lenexa, early Tuesday evening.

Kansas Highway Patrol Troopers say the accident occurred at approximately 4:50 p.m. on K-10 in between Renner Boulevard and Ridgeview Road in Lenexa.



Troopers say a 2006 Ford Passenger Van sideswiped a 1983 Dodge Pickup while both were traveling eastbound on K-10. The collision caused the truck's driver to lose control and the truck began to spin. The spinning truck crossed the grassy median and entered the westbound lanes of traffic.

A westbound 2010 Dodge Pickup struck the driver's door of the out of control truck. The westbound truck was then struck on the passenger's side by a westbound 2001 Lexus SUV.

The driver of the 1983 Dodge Pickup that crossed the median and was struck in the driver's door, was pronounced dead at an area hospital.

The Kansas Highway Patrol has identified the driver that was killed as, 52-year-old, Randy R. Schimmel of Lawrence. Troopers say Schimmel was not wearing a seat belt.

The 2006 Ford Passenger Van was driven by a 27-year-old, Raytown, Missouri man. He was not injured and Troopers say he was not wearing a seat belt. The 2010 Dodge pickup was being driven by a 42-year-old, Lenexa man and the 2001 Lexus SUV was driven by a 55-year-old, Shawnee woman. Both of these drivers did not report any injuries and were wearing seat belts.

A fifth vehicle, an Acura passenger car, swerved off of the right shoulder of the highway to avoid the accident. That vehicle did not make contact with any other vehicles and the driver was not injured or identified.

During the crash investigation and clean up, all lanes of K-10 were closed in both directions. The highway was reopened to normal traffic shortly before 10 p.m. Tuesday.

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013

8-year-old wounded in JoCo drive-by shooting

Posted: October 1, 2013 - 12:49am
Updated: October 1, 2013 - 4:18am


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An 8-year-old boy was shot late Monday night in Overland Park.

Authorities say they were called to an address in the 10000 block of Kessler Street at 11:48 p.m., Monday, on a reported drive-by shooting. The scene is just west of Antioch Road.

Police arrived to learn that the suspect had fled from the scene in a vehicle and a child had been wounded.


Johnson County Med-Act determined the child's injuries to be serious. The boy is said to have a single gunshot wound to the left shoulder. He was transported to Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. As of 4:15 a.m., Police say the boy is in stable condition.

Authorities say there were several children and one adult in the home when the shots were fired. No one else was injured.

Witnesses reported hearing as many as six gunshots.

Police have not released any suspect information. Officers have information on the alleged suspect and are working to locate him.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call Overland Park Police at 913-895-6300 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).

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