LEAVENWORTH COUNTY (KSNT) – Two people were killed Monday night in a multiple vehicle crash in Leavenworth County.
Police say 46-year-old Bart Kissinger of Oskaloosa and 39-year-old Brandon McKinney of Tonganoxie died in the crash.
Police say Kissinger sideswiped a trailer attached to another pickup on Highway K-16, a few miles northeast of Tonganoxie. Kissinger then veered into oncoming traffic, hitting McKinney head-on. Both Kissinger and McKinney were pronounced dead at the scene.
A portion of the highway was closed for almost six hours overnight. The road reopened early Tuesday morning.