Two teenagers die in Missouri 291 crash near Kansas City
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say two teenagers have died in a crash near Kansas City.
The Kansas City Star reports that the crash happened early Monday when a car struck a center sign on Missouri 291, overturned and caught fire.
Independence police say the 19-year-old male driver and a 17-year-old male passenger died. Two other passengers were taken to a hospital and are expected to survive.
The crash temporarily shut down the highway.