A Gardner man was killed this morning in an accident on northbound Interstate 635.

Christopher Keck, 45, after the Buick he was driving was hit head-on by a BMW driven by a 55-year-old Kansas City, Kan., man who had been driving the wrong way.

Highway patrol officials said the received a call about a BMW going the wrong way at 8:42 a.m. They responded to the accident at 8:35 a.m. March 22.

The accident shuttered northbound lanes of the highway as authorities investigated the accident. The street re-opened shortly after noon, but the investigation is ongoing.

The driver of the BMW was taken to a local hospital.