Crash shuts down lanes of U.S. Hwy 71 - KCTV5

Woman, 77, dies in wreck on U.S. Hwy 71

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A 77-year-old Kansas City woman died in a one-vehicle crash Wednesday on U.S. Highway 71 in east Kansas City

The wreck happened about 4 p.m. in northbound lanes of the highway near Swope Parkway.

Officers say the woman, identified as Maude Carter, apparently lost control and hit a concrete median.

Carter was the only person in the vehicle.

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