One person killed in accident on South Lawrence Trafficway

One person is dead after an accident on the South Lawrence Trafficway in which a car struck a person on Sunday evening.

The accident happened after 8 p.m. near the stoplight on the trafficway at 27th Street. A helicopter ambulance had been called to the accident but the person was declared dead about 8:30 p.m. and the helicopter flight canceled.

The South Lawrence Trafficway was closed between Kasold Drive and the Clinton Parkway exit near the Clinton Lake dam, and traffic was detoured.

The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.