Rush-hour pileup on I-435 near US Hwy. 40 turns deadly - KCTV5

Rush-hour pileup on I-435 near US Hwy. 40 turns deadly

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Kansas City police say a person hurt in the crash near U.S. Highway 40 has died. The person's name has not been released. (KCTV5) Kansas City police say a person hurt in the crash near U.S. Highway 40 has died. The person's name has not been released. (KCTV5)
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -

A rush-hour pileup on I-435 has turned deadly.

Kansas City police say a person hurt in the crash near U.S. Highway 40 has died. The person's name has not been released.

Investigators say the crash happened about 5:30 p.m. Thursday while congestion forced traffic to stop.

Police say a car rear-ended the victim's car forcing it into another vehicle. The other two drivers were treated for minor injuries.

The interstate was closed for about  2 1/2 hours.

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