KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Just after midnight Saturday morning police responded to a traffic crash at West Pennway and Belleview.
A blue Toyota was traveling north on West Pennway, at a high rate of speed. The driver of the car lost control and drove off the roadway and hit a tree.
The man that was driving was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. The female passenger died from her injuries at the hospital. Neither the driver nor the passenger was wearing seatbelts.
Investigators are looking at impairment as a possible cause for the crash.