Police ID woman killed in car crash in Independence

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INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — A woman was killed in a crash in Independence Sunday night.

Police said the wreck occurred just before 10:30 p.m. near 40 Highway and Interstate 70 when a car headed eastbound hit a vehicle going the other direction as the driver was trying to get onto westbound I-70. One person in the eastbound car was ejected. A total of four people were taken to the hospital.

Police identified 18-year-old Alexis Thomas-Page of Lansing, Kan., as the victim killed in the crash.

The investigation is ongoing.