Man killed Tuesday in Olathe crash identified

Police released the name of the Olathe man who died in a car accident Tuesday night.

Michael D. Heydman, age 37, died shortly after driving his car into a utility pole at 127th Street and Hedge Lane.

His car had been traveling north on Hedge when it veered off the road and struck the pole around 7 p.m.

Heydman was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a release by Sgt. Todd Milberger of the Olathe Police Department.

No one else was in the vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Olathe Police Department at 913-971-7455.