1 Killed in Crash on I-29 in Platte County

1 Killed in Crash on I-29 in Platte County

A stolen vehicle suspect was killed after crashing on I-29 in Platte City following a chase with police.
(PLATTE COUNTY, Mo.) One man is dead and another seriously injured after a police chase ended near Platte City.

According the the Platte County Sheriff's Office, the chase began near KCI around 2 p.m. Deputies tried to stop a stolen GMC Sierra driven by Jeremy Burkholder, 35.  Burkholder fled from police and led them on a chase east on 152 Highway toward Liberty.

The suspect later turned back west on 152 before eventually turning north in the southbound lanes of I-29 near Platte City where he hit an SUV on I-29 near Platte City.

Burkholder was killed in the collision.

The driver of the SUV, Benjamin Shively, of Overland Park, Kansas was taken to an area hospital with serious injuries.
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