Kansas authorities release name of man killed in I-70 crash

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By KNSS Radio

Authorities have released the name of a man who was killed when his sport utility vehicle ran into the back of a semitrailer on Interstate 70 in northeast Kansas.

The crash occurred around 5:30 a.m. Saturday in Wyandotte County.

The man’s been identified as 59-year-old Christopher Deason, who lived in Kansas City, Kansas.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says the SUV rear-ended the disabled semitrailer. The crash shut down a portion of the interstate for a time.