Victim killed in crash, car fire at 169 Highway and Shoal Creek Parkway

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Police had to close the southbound lanes on U.S. 169 Highway at Shoal Creek Parkway on Friday morning for a crash where a victim has died according to police.

Those lanes have since reopened. The crash report says the driver of a gold four-door car was traveling south on 169 fast when for unknown reasons, the vehicle went off the roadway and struck the bridge at Shoal Creek, catching fire after it came to rest.

The driver was the only person in the car and pronounced dead at the scene. Their identity hasn't been revealed yet.