Man killed in rollover crash near 35th and Euclid last week was a 23-year-old from Independence

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A violent crash sent a vehicle tumbling Tuesday, May 1 in the afternoon hours and left one driver dead, officials say.

The crash happened around 2:45 p.m. Tuesday near 35th Street and Euclid Avenue, right by 71 Highway, in KCMO.

Police said a driver left the scene of another crash on 39th Street and ran a stop sign at 35th and Euclid, hitting another vehicle. That car fell down the hill toward 71 Highway.

The driver of the vehicle that was hit died from injuries sustained in the crash, police said. He has since been identified as 23-year-old James A . Palmer III of Independence, Mo.

The other driver, who police said is a woman, is in critical condition and is also in police custody.