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One dead after vehicle leaves I-70, plunges into Mission Creek in western Shawnee County



TOPEKA, Kan. – One person died Thursday morning when a vehicle left Interstate 70 and plunged into Mission Creek in western Shawnee County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol and rescue workers were called at 9:09 a.m. to the scene, about one-half mile east of Valencia Road, said a highway patrol dispatcher.

No further details were being released as of midafternoon.

This story will be updated as further information becomes available.