Police identify victim of fatal car crash on I-435

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police have identified the victim in the fatal car fire Wednesday afternoon.

Police said Andrea M Burch, 34, was traveling north on Interstate 435 near Shoal Creek Parkway when the Nissan that Burch was driving struck a bridge pillar then burst into flames.

Burch was traveling at a high speeds in the outer lane then pulled around a tractor-trailer to the middle lane witnesses told police. Witnesses said that Burch cut back into the out lane, and her vehicle left the road.

KCFD pronounced Burch dead at the scene.