UPDATE: The victim in this crash has been identified as 20-year-old Shaylyn Sims of Kansas City, Missouri.


KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person has died and three were injured in a single-vehicle crash Saturday night on westbound Interstate 70.

According to the Kansas City Police Department, a white Jeep Grand Cherokee was traveling west on the Interstate 70, weaving around in and out of traffic at a high rate of speed.

The driver went across all three lanes to attempt to take the exit ramp onto 31st Street, lost control, drove off the side of the road and flipped over multiple times down the embankment.

Police said no one in the vehicle was wearing a seatbelt, and two adults were thrown from the vehicle. Two other adults and a three-month-old baby were also in the vehicle.

One passenger, a female, died from her injuries. The driver was transported to an area hospital in critical condition.

In addition, other two passengers were transported to area hospitals, one with critical injuries and one with serious injuries.

The infant was transported to a hospital but appeared not to be injured.

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