KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police say an SUV driver died early Friday morning while trying to exit from eastbound I-435 to southbound I-49.
KCPD identified the victim as 40-year-old Maria Green.
A crash report says the deadly rollover happened just after 3:30 a.m. Green was the only person involved in the crash. She was driving a purple Nissan Murano and failed to negotiate a curve, going off the right side of the roadway.
Crash investigators say the SUV overturned several times before coming to a stop underneath the I-435 bridge. They say Green wasn’t wearing a seatbelt and was ejected. She was taken to a hospital but died from her injuries.
KCPD said this was the 87th deadly crash it’s investigated in 2022.