A fiery wreck is reported in the northbound lanes of Interstate 435 near Interstate 35.
The crash involves two trucks and a car. Smoke from the resulting fire could be seen for miles.
One fatality is reported.
KMBC's Peggy Breit reported that the wreck happened when a tractor-trailer hit a truck a crew working for the Missouri Department of Transportation. A third vehicle was unable to avoid the collision.
Authorities have closed northbound and southbound lanes of I-435 at I-35 for the next several hours.
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