Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Overland Park Police Investigate Overnight Fatality Accident


On November 20, 2012, around 1:50 am, Overland Park Police responded on a fatality accident that occurred on northbound US69 Highway, just north of Interstate I-435 Highway.

The accident involved (1) car which appears to have lost control after having traveled from westbound I-435 onto the ramp to northbound US69 Highway.

The driver of the passenger car is identified as 20 year-old, John Stevens Hauk II, of Kansas City, Kansas. The driver was not wearing his seat belt and suffered fatal injuries from the accident.

The Overland Park Police Department’s Traffic Safety Unit continues to investigate the accident.

This is the fifth traffic related fatality in the city during 2012, which is now equal to last year’s total.