Person killed in crash near Lecompton

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One person was killed in a crash near Lecompton late Saturday, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.


George Diepenbrock, a spokesperson for DGSO, said deputies were called around 10:10 p.m. Saturday to a report of a single-vehicle crash in the 700 block of North 2050 Road near Lecompton, where a passerby had discovered the crash and called emergency personnel.

“At this time deputies are still investigating circumstances surrounding the incident, and the Sheriff’s Office will provide an update when more details are available,” Diepenbrock said Sunday morning.

The red pin on the map below shows the approximate location of the crash, northwest of Lawrence.

Update, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022: Rural Lawrence man was person killed in crash near Lecompton

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