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Two residents of Eudora were killed in a two vehicle accident on K-10 Saturday afternoon just east of the Church Street exit.  Three others were seriously injured in the crash.

According to reports from the Kansas Highway Patrol, 24-year-old Ryan Pittman was pronounced dead at the scene and 5-year old Cainan Shutt was pronounced dead later at Overland Park Regional Medical Center.

The accident occurred around 3:30PM Saturday. Pittman was driving eastbound when he crossed the median and collided with a Dodge Caravan driven by Danny Basel, 57 of Eudora.  Basel was taken to Lawrence Memorial with serious injuries. Also injured in the crash were Deborah Basel, 51  and 1-year-old Courtlyn Shutt.  Deborah Basel was transported to KU Med in Kansas City while Shutt was sent to Lawrence Memorial.

The KHP reports that Pittman was not wearing a seat belt. All the passengers in the Caravan were reported to be wearing their restraints.

There has been no updates to the status of the three injured.

Traffic was rerouted through Eudora while EMS, fire and police crews worked the accident scene. Two of the injured were transported by helicopter.

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