KANSAS CITY, Mo. – UPDATE: Police have identified the driver as David Webster Frowner, a 53-year-old Kansas City resident.
FOX 4 initially reported that a 53-year-old man died Saturday night after his vehicle struck a tree at 68th and Troost around 7 p.m.
No other vehicles were involved in the crash.
Police said the man was driving a silver Buick Century southbound on Troost when he apparently lost control.
The victim was taken to an area hospital and died shortly after arrival.
Police have not yet said if weather was a factor in the crash.
This is the 54th traffic fatality of the year in Kansas City, Missouri.