RV Crashes into Ravine in Osage County; Five Dead

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0  Updated at 12:18 pm, April 1st, 2012 By: ABC Digital
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Stockbyte/Thinkstock*UPDATE: ABC News Radio has confirmed that the RV was carrying 18 people and five people are dead. Names of the victims have not yet been released.

(OSAGE COUNTY, Kan.) — An RV carrying more than a dozen people crashed into a ravine in Osage County, ABC affiliate KMBC reports.

The Kansas Highway Patrol said the accident occurred around 9 a.m. on Sunday in the northbound lanes of I-35. More than one person died in the crash. The RV reportedly went off the road and landed in a ravine, according to police. The RV had a Minnesota license plate.

The northbound lanes of Interstate 35 were closed following the accident.

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