One person has died after a crash on I-135 near Newton.
A Chevy Tahoe was stopped in the northbound lanes of I-135. A semi rear-ended the Tahoe, causing both vehicles to go into the ditch. The Tahoe burst into flames once it was struck.
The driver of the Tahoe, 27-year-old Jeffery R. Ely, was ejected and pronounced dead on scene. He was not wearing a seat belt.
The entire front end of the semi was destroyed. Debris from the Tahoe was thrown into the windshield. The semi driver is shaken-up but is okay.
The crash remains under investigation.