LEAVENWORTH, Kan. — A three-vehicle crash that occurred in Saline County, Missouri, on the night of Nov. 11 has left a Kansas teenager dead.
In its report, the Missouri Highway Patrol stated that Landon Vaughn, 18, of Leavenworth, Kansas, was traveling eastbound on Interstate 70 when he suddenly lost control and went through the median cables. There, his vehicle was struck by two tractor-trailers that were heading westbound.
Vaughn was pronounced dead on the scene by authorities. One of the semi-truck drivers was treated for minor injuries at a local hospital.
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