Two vehicle crash near Front Street and Chouteau Trafficway kills passenger

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. –One person is dead following a two vehicle collision near Front Street and Chouteau Trafficway early Wednesday morning.

Police say around 1:09 a.m., a silver Buick was traveling west on Front Street approaching the intersection of Chouteau Trafficway with a green light, when a Saturn turned left in front of him.

The driver of the Buick said he tried to avoid the collision but struck the Saturn on the passenger side.

The driver of the Buick was not injured. The passenger in the Saturn was transported to an area hospital where they were pronounced dead. The passenger was not wearing a seatbelt. The driver of the Saturn was not injured in the collision.

Police have not yet released the victim’s identity.