2 killed in Leavenworth County crash identified

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.


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