Leavenworth woman dies, child seriously injured in single-vehicle car crash on Interstate 435

Wyandotte County, KANSAS – According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, this unfortunate accident occurred around 4:45 p.m. Thursday. 

It happened on Interstate 435.

The responding troopers found two victims.

They say the adult female victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

She was later identified as Shailee Viramontes.

The 3-year-old passenger suffered serious injuries and was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Troopers said that Kia Forte left the road and crashed into a pole.

This incident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.