Driver who died after car flipped in creek identified

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TOPEKA (KSNT) – A 34-year-old man from Colorado has been identified as the driver who was killed in a deadly single-vehicle accident Thursday morning west of Topeka.

James B. Carney of Colorado was killed when the car he was driving on I-70 went off the road and flipped. The car landed upside down in Mission Creek off of I-70 near the Valencia Road exit.

Kansas State Highway Patrol Troop B confirmed on social media they are investigating the deadly crash.

A KHP lieutenant could not confirm if the crash was caused by medical issues, but the Shawnee County Coroner is looking into the cause of death.

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