KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person has died after a crash near 66th Street and Ward Parkway Wednesday morning.

Officers were called to the scene regarding an injury collision involving a single vehicle.

Investigations revealed that a black Nissan Frontier was traveling northbound on Ward Parkway when for unknown reasons, it veered off the road and collided with a tree.

The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. The driver was identified as Richard Stone Jr. He was 78 years old.

The incident is still under investigation.