Boy dies following crash involving Postal Service truck in Kansas City MO

News media in Kansas City are reporting that a 13 year old boy died from injuries received when the car he was a passenger in was struck by a US Postal Service 18-wheeler.

From KCTV in Kansas City:

A 13-year-old boy has died following a car crash involving a U.S. Postal Service truck.

Police say the crash involved the postal truck and a second vehicle that had multiple people, including the boy, inside. It happened about 8:30 a.m. at East 18th Street and Benton Boulevard.

A witness told KCTV5 that the vehicle was westbound on 18th Street and was turning left to go south on Benton when the crash happened. The witness said the Postal Service truck was eastbound on 18th Street when they believe it ran a stop sign and hit the family’s vehicle.

And from WDAF TV Kansas City:

The 13-year-old boy and three other children, ranging in age from six to 10, were transported to an area hospital. A 30-year-old driver of the Chrysler sustained non-life threatening injuries.

The 59-year-old driver of the postal vehicle was not injured.

KMBC published this photo of the accident scene:

Read more: Boy dies following car crash involving Postal Service truck – KCTV5.

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