Kansas City man dies in head-on crash with semi - KCTV5

Kansas City man dies in head-on crash with semi

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INDEPENDENCE, KS (KCTV) -

A 21-year-old Kansas City, MO, man was killed Sunday night in a head-on crash with a tractor-trailer.

The Kansas Highway Patrol identified the man as Corey Daniel Legaard.

Troopers said Legaard was driving a 2013 Toyota Tundra and heading south on U.S. 169 one mile south of the U.S. 160 junction near Independence, KS.

The wreck happened at 9:45 p.m. when he drifted into the northbound lane, hitting a semi head on.

Legaard was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.

According to a crash report, it was unclear if Legaard was wearing a seat belt at the time of the wreck.

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